You'll love renting an apartment in Downers Grove because it's a great place to work and play. And with new businesses popping up everywhere, downtown redevelopments and a growing list of social events, it's only getting better.
With approximately 3,000 businesses calling Downers Grove home, you're guaranteed to live near some sort of business district, wherever your apartment is in Downers Grove. In the Downers Grove Ogden Avenue Corridor, there are approximately 300 companies such as Yonan Carpet One, Luxury Motors and Community Bank of Downers Grove Ð just to name a few. The Highland Business District is home to the Highland Landmark 42-acre office campus. And built in the 1950's, Ellsworth Industrial Park is at the west end of Downers Grove where you'll find more than 135 businesses.
If you want an apartment near Downers Grove shopping, 75th Street is a shopping haven that runs from Fairview to just east of I-355. The Butterfield and Finley Business District has five retail shopping centers, two office complexes, an industrial park and more.
In a downtown Downers Grove apartment, you could walk to more than 50 unique shops and 20 or more delicious restaurants. In 2001, city leaders coordinated a complete renovation of downtown, and the city won the National Award for Historic Restoration/Preservation that year. Improvements ranged from new sewers and underground utilities to new sidewalks, streets, landscaping and more. Landmarks and historic buildings were renovated as well. There's a new fountain, historic clock and benches in the Train Station Plaza and new walls, benches, fencing and landscaping in the 1856 Main Street Cemetery.
If you'd prefer an apartment closer to Downers Grove golf courses or parks, that won't be a problem either. The nation's first 18-hole golf course was founded in 1892 at the site of Downers Grove Park District. The course was shortened to nine holes in the late 1890's, but the course still has scenic trees, hills and water. You can take a tour of Lyman Woods to learn about the region's native plants, insects and animals. For more serious exercise, run the annual Ò5 and 10 MilerÓ sponsored by the Downers Grove Park District and the Village of Downers Grove. This race will take you through the gently rolling residential streets of Downers Grove. Even if you don't run, it's fun to support friends, family and neighbors.
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