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Naperville Historic District

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Address: Naperville, IL
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Beautiful!

Naperville has some of the most beauful historic buildings in the area. If you're one who appreciates this, it's a must see!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Naperville has some of the most beauful historic buildings in the area. If you're one who appreciates this, it's a must see!

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I enjoy always learning about the places I visit. Naperville is no exception. It is a great experience to learn about the inception and history of the city in a fun and easy to learn way. I highly reccomend it.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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107 reviews 107 reviews
27 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Those who relish long walks would love this place. Wish the whole of US had preserved history in similar fashion. Come here and you'll forget the plastic modernity of Chicago downtown. The venue needs more visibility esp. in tourist literature such that those visiting Chicago don't miss out on this heavenly experience.The only other place which evoked a similar soothing... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Buying an old home once scared me. Then I was lucky enough to work with a person who had roots in Naperville and a passion for preserving its Historic Homes. As I became more knowledgeable, I realized that a well maintained home could be a real treasure in the Historic District. Where else can you find Victorian, Prairie, Bungalow, Farmhouse,... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The historic section of Naperville is lovely and very easy to access. You can walk from the train station to the downtown area and see plenty of gorgeous old architecture.

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Naperville, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I live in Naperville, so drive thru this area quiet a bit. The streets surrounding North Central College are lined with mature trees and most of the houses are large and elegant. I can imagine it being a summer getaway for the people of Chicago. Of course, when I first moved here the downtown area was more small town, but... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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103 reviews 103 reviews
59 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Strictly speaking, the Historic District is an area to the north east of the downtown area, and marked by road signs. You can easily walk from the Historic District to the downtown area or the station or the DuPage children's museum as the Historic District borders them all. The Historic District includes much of North Central College and many older... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Downtown Naperville offers many unique shops, which is especially fun during the Holidays. When the weather is nice, take a walk along the Riverwalk or stop, sit, and enjoy the scenery. Some old historic areas (especially Naper Settlement) offer interest to history buffs, and those who like to shop will never be at a loss.

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Denver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

A lot of shops and restaurants within a couple of blocks. Also a great catholic church, Sts. Peter & Paul, historic.

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Cary, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Very easy to spend all day here. Shopping is out of this world and many, many restaurants to choose from.

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