Downers Grove


Located 22 miles west of Chicago, Downers Grove is home to nearly 50,000 residents. In addition to the town’s vibrant residential community, several major corporations have businesses in the area, including Sara Lee, Dover Corporation, Pepperidge Farm, and DeVry, Inc. Downers Grove is also know for producing famous people throughout history, including Arthur C. Ducat (inspector general of the Union army during the Civil War), James Henry Breasted (internationally renowned Egyptologist), Lottie Holman O’Neill (first woman elected to the state legislature), and Cammi Granato (U.S. women’s hockey team gold medalist).