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    Chicago West Suburb Bike Trails

    by aignguyen Updated Apr 4, 2011

    The Western Suburbs of Chicago actually have some very nice bicycle trails, among them are:
    - The Fox River Trail (beginner), see http://www.great-trails.com/foxriver.shtml
    - The Illinois Prairie Path (intermediate), see http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/Programs/Biking/BIKEGDE.HTM
    - The Great Western Trail (advanced), see http://www.co.kane.il.us/Forest/gwtrail.htm

    Spring, summer, and fall are the best time to ride these trails

    For more information on bicycle trails in Illinois, see http://www.bikelib.org/trails/biketrails.htm

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    George Grant Elmslie, Architect

    by pumpkinheart Updated Apr 4, 2011

    For admirers of the Prairie School, there are five nicely preserved examples of commercial buildings designed by George Grant Elmslie. The Old Second Bank Building is marvelous, both inside and out. There have been a couple of additions and renovations, but they have been happily consistant with the original theme. it seems that the Prairie School and banks found a nice fit because there is another Elmslie-designed bank in Aurora (although it's no longer a bank), plus a funeral chapel and two office buildings.

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  • Downtown Walking Tour

    by jrm01 Updated Jun 3, 2007

    Downtown Aurora, IL is a very old town, with many historical buildings dating back to the early 1900's, many building are still standing and functioning.

    Downtown Aurora, IL Downtown Park Fountain Plaza Paramount Theater LaSalle Street
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    • Historical Travel
    • Museum Visits
    • Arts and Culture

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