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Getting City Smart: CubeSmart Self-Storage Facility in Des Plaines, IL

This is one of a series of articles spotlighting our storage facilities and neighborhoods.

When French explorers and settlers first arrived in the 1600’s, which was then the Illinois Country of New France, they named the main waterway “La Riviere Des Plaines”. Translated, this means the River of the Plane Tree, referring to the fact that they felt the trees on the river resembled the European plane tree. This town is located in Cook County, has a population of 58,000, and shares a border with the Chicago O’Hare Airport!

Des Plaines, IL

CubeSmart Self Storage Facility in Des Plaines, IL has over 500 units, 24-hour video recording, and a move-in truck and driver is available to make transporting your belongings easier! Our managers are there for you to ensure you get the unit best suited to your individual needs, are fluent in Sign language here, and they also recommend placing belongings on skids so air can circulate around them- it can keep your items from sticking to the floor!

Take a tour of this location:

Local Customers are Saying:

“The representative was very helpful and kind to assist me when it was minutes to closing time. She greeted me with a smile and took her time to help me find the right storage size that fits my needs. I greatly appreciated her kindness and knowledge in choosing the correct storage unit.”
-Agueda37

“Tammy and Pascal are very helpful and friendly. This location is safe and well kept. Recently modernized with security features and good lighting. Recommend storing here.”
-Flyboy86

“I’ve been a customer for about 8 years. I’ve found the local management staff to be very friendly and helpful. Cubesmart has been a very helpful storage solution to my moving locations.
I highly recommend Cubesmart’s service.”
-Mbg68

How to Get to Us
CubeSmart Self Storage Facility in Des Plaines, IL is on Mt. Prospect Road, just north of Highway 90. With CTA Busses 221 and 226 located just a few blocks away, getting to and from The City is a breeze!

Des Plaines River

Des Plaines River Trail

Around Us
There are plenty of places to eat nearby if you work up an appetite while moving/storing. There’s The Choo Choo Diner, which is a train-themed burger place, there’s Barnaby’s, which is a low key pizza shop, and finally, Level 257 which is an upscale dining experience, including an arcade, bowling, and a variety of Pub/comfort food!

You can also find a variety of Farmers Markets around us, including Sam’s Farmers Market, Maxwell Street Market, and Boston Fish Market.

There is also plenty to do around us, such as hit up the Rivers Casino, or go see a Hockey game at The Allstate Arena! If you’re looking for cooler things to do in Des Plaines, check out this list for some ideas.

Are you a proud resident of Des Plaines, IL? We'd love it if you shared some of your favorite things about your neighborhood in the comments section below!
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We would be excited to welcome new CubeSmart teammates. Check out our available jobs in Des Plaines, IL.

Elliot Chalme

A New York City native, who split his time growing up in Brooklyn and Manhattan, currently living in Philadelphia sharing storage and organization knowledge, and NYC insider info with the Storage Space readers!
Elliot Chalme

About the author

Elliot Chalme

A New York City native, who split his time growing up in Brooklyn and Manhattan, currently living in Philadelphia sharing storage and organization knowledge, and NYC insider info with the Storage Space readers!

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