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