Downers Grove

The village of Downers Grove is Chicago suburb of ~50,000 residents, and it is commonly rated one of the best suburbs to live in Illinois. Many young professionals live in Downers Grove and residents tend to own their homes. Downers Grove's public schools are highly rated on  A nice downtown area features the popular Tivoli Theatre (an old school, single screen theatre in an auditorium built in 1928). Some popular restaurants include Gia Mia Downers Grove, Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse, Parkers' Restaurant & Bar, Pierce Tavern, Gatto's Italian Restaurant & Bar, Capri of Downers Grove, the Foxtail, Coopers Hawk & Winery, etc. Nearby, The Promenade at Bolingbrook (Bass Pro Shop | Binny's | LOFT| Macy's) provides assorted shopping, or you can plan a day of upscale shopping, relaxing, dining, & entertainment at Oakbrook Center (Nordstrom | Neiman Marcus | GUCCI | Louis Vuitton | Lululemon | Tricoci Salon Spa | RH | Vineyard Vines | upscale restaurants). There is a divided “north” side and “south” side with a friendly rivalry between the town but an overall strong community. Downers Grove also boasts a very strong park district with endless options for all ages for camps, sports, classes, etc., as well as an 18-hole Downers Grove Golf Club. You'll also find tons of parks and forest preserves with gorgeous trails for hiking, biking, exploring, site seeing, etc. Patriots Park, Hummer Park & McCollum Park are all nearby, with basketball courts, batting cages, outdoor gym, playground, tennis courts, and more! Easy commuter transportation via I-355 or I-55, or the Metra.  



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About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
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