Luxury Homes And Properties For Sale In Naperville
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Located just 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Illinois, is a suburb that is home to nearly 150,000 people. The suburb is in both Will and DuPage counties, and is a popular choice for people who work in Chicago and want to commute home to a more suburban location.
Residents of Naperville, Illinois, will experience a Midwestern humid continental climate, with four distinct seasons. Humid springs, hot summers, cool falls and cold, snowy winters are all part of living in the city.
Naperville was founded by Joseph Naper in 1831 on the banks of the DuPage River. The 1960s brought the start of a large population increase to the Naperville with the urban sprawl created by the growth of Chicago.
Nearly 600 buildings in the older, eastern section of Naperville are part of the Naperville Historic District and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2017 the Old Nichols Library building became a designated local landmark.
Naperville is home to a thriving downtown area centered around its riverwalk and surrounded by beautiful historic Victorian homes. There are shops, restaurants and bars galore to choose from. The riverwalk is where Moser Tower can be found, which was built in celebration of the millennium in 1999 and holds a carillon of 72 bells.
A multitude of subdivisions can be found throughout Naperville, from brand new construction to stately older homes, those that include their own golf course, and even one that has airplane hangars.
Restaurants, shopping centers, and retailers have moved into Naperville in a big way over the years. Freedom Commons, Springbrook Prairie Pavilion and the Ogden Avenue corridor are just a few large shopping locations with many retail stores to choose from.
Edward Hospital and its 4,500 employees call Naperville home. Naperville also falls within the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor, with many companies in those sectors of the economy contributing to the growth in the Naperville area.
There are media outlets and TV stations located in the city, and service into Chicago and other suburbs from both Amtrak and Metra commuter trains.
The large size of Naperville means that it extends into six townships with two main school districts and six high schools.
Numerous parks and green spaces are found throughout the city, along with forest preserves and Centennial Beach, a manmade inland sand beach and swimming area.
There is plenty of arts and cultural activities in Naperville as well.
Founded in 1859, the Naperville Municipal Band also makes its home in the city and operates as a nonprofit organization. The band performs a summer concert series every year, along with other concerts throughout the year, and has a volunteer membership of 90 players.
The Naperville Independent Film Festival is held there every year and features the work of many talented filmmakers.
The Riverwalk Fine Art Fair, which is held every year by the Naperville Art League, has been operating since its first event back in 1984 and hosts local artists who work in forms such as wood, ceramic, glass, photography and fiber.
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