Downers Grove

About Downers Grove

Downers Grove is a western suburb located about 22 miles outside Chicago. This village serves as home to approximately 50,000 people.

Downers Groves was named by Forbes as one of America's 15 Friendliest Towns in 2012. Downers Grove is known for its more than 140 annual gatherings and social events that attract millions of tourists every year. Downers Grove is also a dining and shopping destination for the local residents and tourists. Downers Grove is the home of the Tivoli Theater, which opened in 1928 as only the second theater in the world designed and built for sound motion pictures. It features an ornate interior and an original Wurlitzer organ.

Through the years, Downers Grove has undergone population growth and commercial development that include the construction of new office complexes. Among its various manufactures are baked goods, plastic and metal products, and electrical components.

American Community Survey reports that Downers Grove is one of the places in the nation with highly-educated citizens. Downers Grove is home to prestigious schools Avery Coonley School and Midwestern University.

Downers Grove also prioritizes the safety of its citizens through several programs that aim to educate children and adults on a variety of crime prevention topics. Security Surveys, Neighborhood Watch, Vacation Watch Programs, Bicycle Safety, the Citizen Ride-Along Program, Babysitting Programs, and Operation Lifesaver are some of the programs that Downers Grove conducts to ensure safety in the village.

Downers Grove also has a Community Response Program that assists its residents wishing to report any community-related concerns.

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