Historical Renovation Resources

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Local Contractors

Renovation Products

Research Sources


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Downers Grove Resources

Downers Grove historic plan and ordinance is currently under review and will likely change in the near future. Downers Grove Historic Preservation The Village Council adopted a Historic Preservation Ordinance (Municipal Code: Chapter 12) on July 3, 2007 and the Historic Presevation Plan 2009 to preserve the Village’s historically significant buildings and sites. This ordinance established the Architectural Design Review Board as the Village’s Historic Preservation Commission and includes provisions to protect property owners from allowing others, including the Village, to enact preservation regulations without the owner’s consent.

Illinois Resources

  • Landmarks Illinois Preservation Resources Incentives and Grants
  • National Register of Historic Places in Illinois