Our Mission


To advocate, educate about, and celebrate the preservation of historic and other significant properties in Downers Grove and the area. The strategies to achieve this mission statement include:

  • Promote, and provide support to, the Village of Downers Grove‚Äôs landmarking program.
  • Actively assist owners in landmarking their buildings.
  • Be a voice for preservation in the village by working with appropriate village committees, commissions, and legislative bodies.
  • Interface and cooperate with other like-minded organizations.
  • Provide information about historic preservation including options for landmarking, adaptive reuse, and other historic preservation topics.


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Downers Grove Landmarked Buildings 2024 Calendar

If you would like to pick up or deliver local in the Downers Grove area please email martin2253@comcast.net to shcdule a pick up.

(You can also purchase a calendar at Andersons Bookshop on Main Street)

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Downers Grove Landmarked Buildings 2024 Calendar

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$15.00 + ($9.65 shipping)


edwards-house The Edwards House was located at 942 Maple. Built in 1898 and demolished in 2015. Read about what happened here.

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