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FEATURE: Barrington, Illinois Concours d’Elegance

It can be quite a chore to find decent driving spaces in the Chicago area — far enough away from the concrete jungle so you momentarily forget you live in one of the nation’s largest cities. A popular destination is the quaint town of Barrington.

Classic cars displayed at the 2012 Barrington Concour d'Elegance.One group working hard to preserve its charming rural characteristics is the Barrington Area Conservation Trust. Since 2007, the trust has used an annual Concours D’Elegance to raise funds to support its mission.

To keep reading about this year’s prestigious event, head over to our full feature on the Daily Herald HERE.

Classic cars displayed at the 2012 Barrington Concour d'Elegance.

The Makray Memorial Golf Club, in Barrington Illinois, served as the perfect backdrop for the dozens of classic and collector vehicles on display.

Classic cars displayed at the 2012 Barrington Concour d'Elegance.

The event draws all kinds of meticulously restored classic vehicles, such as this 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster.

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** All photos and content by Classic Recollections and may not be used without permission. 2012 © **

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