Darien 2018-03-24T15:31:09+00:00

Darien is known as “A Nice Place to Live,” meaning the city maintains community growth with a balance of private and multiple residential buildings while providing convenient shopping areas. Darien strives on resident’s thoughts and opinions with improving the community and highly encourages residents to join City Hall’s monthly meetings and to take an active part in the process.

The city of Darien is filled with a variety of residents, most of them including families. Darien is proud to have some of the best school districts in the state of Illinois. Darien also has a beautiful Park District called the Darien Park District and the Indian Prairie Library District.

Meet the Orrico Team

James and Denise Orrico specialize in short sales, REO Properties, and traditional Residential Real Estate. They have successfully worked through industry challenges such as foreclosures and economic declines. The Orrico Team measure their success not only through awards and achievements but also more importantly through the satisfaction of their customers.

The Orrico Team is happy to provide the Darien area with information on the process of residential real estate transactions. From the perspective of buyers and sellers, short sale, foreclosure assistance and information, and much-needed advice on how to avoid a foreclosure. Denise and James will be happy to help you with your real estate transactions whether you are in the market to buy or sell a home.

To learn more about the services the Orrico Team provide, please go to their services page here.

Please use the Illinois official source for information about public schools in the entire state. This source is a guide to help you become knowledgeable about the education for your children within DuPage County. Visit our School District page for helpful information regarding academic performance, school environment, educators, students, and highlights provided by principals.

Darien provides a variety of shopping plazas and malls for your everyday convenience. There are plenty of local businesses that love to provide quality items to Dairen residents such as, the Brookhaven Market Place. Darien Chamber of Commerce provides links to all the retail stores and restaurants here.

Since Darien is such a wonderful place to live, there are plenty of activities to do for every resident. The Darien Park District provides vast amounts of family-friendly events every month. Some of these events include movies under the stars, children’s book swap, outdoor flea market, and more. The nightlife activities would include several comedy clubs, AMC theaters, Live theater, and bowling alleys.

Barrel of Laughs Comedy Club

Riddles Comedy Club

The Comedy Shrine

Tivoli Bowling Lanes

Brunswick Zone

Drury Lane Oakbrook

Cinemark IMAX at 7 Bridges

A complete list of entertainment here.

According to Neighborhood Scout, Darien is safer than 42% of U.S. cities. Out of 100k people, Darien had an annual report of 1,669 reported crime. The overall crime rate is 33% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 41% lower than the national average There is more information regarding Darien’s crime rate here.

The city of Darien is always looking for ways to help its’ residents with public transportation especially Senior Citizens and those who are disabled. There are a few services that provide free transportation like Dial-a-Ride and Disabled + Senior Free Rides. Subsidized taxi services and Para-Ride are also services that Darien provides for their residents.

For more information click here.