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La Grange, located 14 miles outside Chicago, is a village of vintage homes and a vibrant downtown area. The streets in the villages’ nationally recognized historic district are lined with Victorian and prairie-style homes. Downtown La Grange features unique shops and acclaimed restaurants.
The community offers many opportunities for involvement. The La Grange Art League features area artists. The league offers classes for adults and children and workshops are offered free of charge to members. SW Studios is an artist's cooperative founded and operated by area artists.
Founded in 1929, the Park District of La Grange maintains 67 acres of parkland at 11 locations and offers over 300 recreation programs. In addition, Bemis Woods Forest Preserve and the Brookfield Zoo are nearby.
The La Grange Business Association’s is known for bringing top name acts to its annual “Endless Summer” festival. The festival is organized and run by volunteers and attracts nearly 50,000 people annually. Earnings go toward the business community and non-profit organizations. The association also hosts the annual Christmas Walk. Another favorite family activity is the Pet Parade, held every June.
The village is served by La Grange Memorial Hospital, a facility with more than 270 beds and more than 470 medical staff.
Elementary students attend school district 102, 105 or 106. High school students attend Lyons Township High School District 204. St. Francis Xavier School, St. Cletus School, St. John's Lutheran School and the La Grange Area Department of Special Education are also located in the village.
La Grange is on the Burlington Northern’s Metra Commuter Rail Line. Interstate 290 (The Eisenhower Expressway), Interstate 294 (the Tri-State Tollway) and Interstate 55 (The Stevenson Expressway) are near the village, which is also served by the Pace Suburban Bus System.