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.
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.
Downers Grove has over 600 acres of parks for recreational use.
The Morton Arboretum
Downers Grove Golf Club
Metra’s BNSF Railway Line (Aurora to Chicago Union Station) has 3 stops in Downers Grove.
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
Downers Grove Grade School District 58
Center Cass School District 66
St. Mary’s of Gosytn
Community High School District 99
Downers Grove Area Healthcare
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
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