Buffalo Grove Real Estate
Buffalo Grove gives its residents best of both worlds.While residents can enjoy the amenities of a country environment, they can also easily access the culture and entertainment of Chicago. Buffalo Grove was included as one of “Fifty Fabulous Places to Raise Your Family.”
As of 2010, the population was 41,496 plus people. Owner occupied homes in Buffalo Grove are 78.56% and rental occupied are 16.58%. The town is primarily residential with some shopping areas including Buffalo Grove Town Center Shopping area.
Buffalo Grove is also home to the Raupp Memorial Museum. A museum that was first proposed by the Raupp brothers who then agreed to deed two lots of land at the site of their farmhouse to the Village of Buffalo Grove in 1964. The museum is stronger and more vibrant than ever. In 2002, the museum added a new wing, a lower gallery, and collection storage area. In 2013, the museum received a major grant that allowed the gallery to be completely gutted and to be replaced The Crossroads. The Crossroads offers the visitor an experience of what it was like to be a resident in Buffalo Grove during the good old days!
Buffalo Grove is well known for their park districts and its myriad of facilities. The Buffalo Grove Park district offers a wide variety of programming such as early childhood development programs, athletics and senior activities. The Buffalo Grove Park District runs the Buffalo Grove Fitness Center, a nationally recognized facility that is offers over 10,000 square feet of cardiovascular machines, weights, pool, sauna, spa and track options.
The Buffalo Grove park district also runs the Willow Stream pool and park which consists of a giant lap pool with diving boards, water slide and kiddie pool. Willow Stream is also home to multiple soccer fields, giant playground, and nationally recognized frisbee golf course.
Buffalo Grove is also home to several eating institutions such as Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, a Chicago Pizzaria icon known for some of the best deep dish pizza in Chicago. Buffalo grove residents also get to enjoy Walker Brothers Pancake House, which offers some of the most delicious breakfasts on this side of the Mississppi! Deerfield’s Bakery is also a very well known institution known for their incredible baked goods.
With so much to offer, Buffalo grove is a great place to live, buy a home and raise a family!