Building Community: Hinsdale

Building Community: Hinsdale

  • Mike McCurry
  • 01/24/23

Mike McCurry has 33 years of experience as a full-time local real estate agent. In this special series, “Building Community”, Mike is featuring some of the local communities that his clients have come to love.

With over 145 years of rich history, Hinsdale is a beautiful town located just 20 miles west of downtown Chicago. Offering natural beauty, hometown charm, and a friendly community atmosphere, Hinsdale is an ideal place to live and raise a family. Coupled with wonderful restaurants, shops, and highly-rated schools, we are fortunate to live in a community like Hinsdale.

Founded in 1863 by a railroad company, the new town drew in Chicagoans, Germans, and Swedish tradesmen, along with many other settlers. Through their commitment to the town and its posterity, Hinsdale became a thriving village by 1873, the year it was also incorporated.

Today, residents enjoy a lively community with a vibrant and inviting downtown. Anticipated annual events include the Downtown Christmas Walk, Farmer’s Market (celebrating 47 years!), Fine Arts Show (50th anniversary this year!), and Uniquely Thursday Summer Concert Series. Favorite restaurants and eateries include Fuller House, Il Poggiolo Ristorante, Vistro Prime, and Page’s Restaurant. For sweet bites, community members enjoy Sweet Ali’s Gluten Free Bakery and Toni Patisserie & Café.

Shopping is also a staple in the Hinsdale community, with the town boasting many specialty and luxury shops. Unique favorites include Alixandra Collections boutique, Marabella Home, Lepa Boutique, Meredith Jaye Hinsdale, and My Sister Kate. Whether you are looking for clothing for yourself, home décor or a special gift, there is something for everyone when shopping in Hinsdale. 

Another incredible advantage of living in Hinsdale are the highly-rated schools. With many of the public schools ranking among the best in the country, Hinsdale also has several private schools for consideration as well. Families appreciate the strong focus on education, attention and care their students receive, while also having the opportunity to get involved in such a welcoming community. We often hear parents express how grateful they are to raise their children in Hinsdale, and a large component of this is the experiences available through the educational system.

If you are considering moving to Hinsdale, or interested in learning more about real estate opportunities, our team has specialized in this community since 1990. In the current real estate climate, the average home value in Hinsdale is right around $1 Million. This certainly varies by property location, size of home, etc. but this is the current average home valuation estimate as of the date of publication. On our website we have a page dedicated entirely to living in the Hinsdale community, for you to learn even more.

At the Mike McCurry Group, we are committed to helping families make meaningful moves, in the town that is right for them. We are here to support you if you are interested in moving to Hinsdale, or any of our many great towns in the surrounding western suburbs of Chicago. Learn more about buying a home with our team, and how we can get you settled in beautiful Hinsdale. Here are additional resources to connect with the Hinsdale community, too:

Village of Hinsdale

Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce

Hinsdale Parks and Recreation


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