is located on the east side of the Fox River in Elgin,
Illinois. James Pate Philip State Park is located at the south end of the neighborhood. This mixed-use neighborhood features a variety of houses,
apartments, and townhomes interspersed with shops, restaurants, and businesses. Southeast Elgin-Cook offers two major roads -- the Elgin Bypass and Highway 25 -- as well as several bus stops for easy commuting. This area is about five minutes from Downtown Elgin.
Residents of Southeast Elgin-Cook enjoy a variety of parks, many offering walking trails and picnic areas. Explore Prairie Park, Willow Creek Park, and Kirk and Kramer Park, which features walking paths and Poplar Creek. James Pate Philip State Park contains a visitor's center with interactive displays and activities as well as picnic areas and hiking trails.