In addition to our building recognition programs, the Society has researched other homes and buildings in the village.

American Foursquare
American Foursquares

The American Foursquare is a post-Victorian house type that emerged in the early 1900s, and was an architectural reaction against the ornateness and complexity found in Victorian homes.

Sears Homes

Sears Catalog Homes were kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer.

Downtown Buildings

Downtown Downers Grove features a number of interesting buildings, each with their own story and history.

Lost Buildings

These buildings have been lost to history.

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