Downers Grove Real Estate

Welcome to Downers Grove!  Downers Grove is about 20 miles west of Chicago.  The Chicago Tribune named Downers Grove on the “Top 10 List of Downtowns.”

 

Downers Grove History

Downers Grove was founded in 1832 by Pierce Downer (a religious evangelist).  With the extending of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, the population increased.  The village was incorporated in March of 1873.

 

Population: 49,670

 

Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

The village hosts over 140 community events/ festivals each year.

The Downers Grove Park District also offers several events throughout the year.

 

Tivoli Theatre

Safari Land

WhirlyBall

Adventure Realm

 

Outdoors

Downers Grove has over 600 acres of parks for recreational use.

Lyman Woods

The Morton Arboretum

Downers Grove Golf Club

 

Local Transit

Railways

Metra’s BNSF Railway Line (Aurora to Chicago Union Station) has 3 stops in Downers Grove.

 

Roads/ Highways

The main road that runs through town is US 34 (Ogden Ave).  I-355 and I-88 pass through town, which lead to Chicago and other areas.

 

Pace Bus services Downers Grove.

 

Downers Grove’s Educational Opportunities

Grades K-8

Downers Grove Grade School District 58

Center Cass School District 66

St. Josephs

St. Mary’s of Gosytn

 

High School

Community High School District 99

 

Higher Education

Midwestern University

DeVry

 

Downers Grove Area Healthcare

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital