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When one of our plumbers from Ferrari Plumbing comes into your home or office, we use our knowledge and expertise from new construction plumbing installations and our annual training classes. Then we apply the same standards and quality whether we fix your leaky faucet, unclog your toilet, or replace your water heater. When you have a problem with your bathroom plumbing, you need a plumber that knows what you need and how to fix it. At Ferrari Plumbing in Wheaton, we specialize in the installation, repair and maintenance of bathroom fixtures such as toilets, faucets, sinks, showers, bathtubs, jacuzzis and Whirlpool tubs and more! Our professional staff is well-versed in a variety of plumbing problems that can affect your bathroom. Customer satisfaction is very important to us. We assess every job separately and provide you with alternatives and pricing before we start working. When we’re done, we clean up the area where we worked. We provide Quality Workmanship You Can Trust with our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
Facts About Glen Ellyn
The first landowner in Glen Ellyn was Deacon Winslow Churchill. He and his family moved to Glen Ellyn from New York in 1834. Other newcomers to the area built town necessities such as a tavern and school. Moses Stacy, a soldier in the War of 1812, arrived here in 1835. His inn, Stacy’s Tavern, built in 1846 and his second home, was a halfway stop between Chicago and the Fox River Valley and a probable stop for Galena, Illinois stagecoaches on their way to Rockford, Illinois. Stacy’s Tavern, now a historical monument, stands at what is now the intersection of Geneva Road and Main Street. In 1849, construction of the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad through Glen Ellyn was finished. The area around the railroad became the center of the town. At first, trains running through the town on the railway did not stop there. A local man named Lewey Q. Newton made an offer to the railroad company: Newton would build a depot and water tank out of his own pocket if the railroad would require trains to stop there. The depot that Newton built became known as Newtown Station. The growing settlement went through several names, including Babcock’s Grove (named for three brothers that settled there), DuPage Center, Stacy’s Corners (after the Stacy family), Newton’s Station, Danby (after Danby, Vermont, a local landowner’s birthplace) and Prospect Park. The current Glen Ellyn is based on the Welsh version of the name of the then–village president Thomas E. Hill’s wife Ellen, preceded by glen, referring to the local geography.
The name Glen Ellyn had been adopted by 1889, when village president Hill and businessman Philo Stacy spearheaded a project to create a new lake, called Lake Glen Ellyn (today’s Lake Ellyn), by having a dam built in a nearby stream. In 1890, residents discovered mineral springs near the village. This contributed to Glen Ellyn advertising itself as Chicago’s newest suburb and health resort, soon followed by the Village of Glen Ellyn being officially incorporated on May 10, 1892. The large Lake Glen Ellyn Hotel opened in 1892, the same year much of the business district was destroyed by fire. Fourteen years later, the hotel was struck by lightning and burned to the ground. The village’s all-volunteer fire department was created in 1907. By the end of the 20th century, it was the last all-volunteer fire department in DuPage County. By World War I, Glen Oak Country Club served the Oak Park and Glen Ellyn communities, and in 1922 the first Glenbard high school was built.
There were 10,207 households, of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them. Additionally, 61.0% of households were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. Individuals accounted for 25.2% of all households, and 9.3% were people 65 years of age or older living alone. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.21. In the village, the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males. According to 2008-2012 estimates published by the U.S. Census Bureau, the median income for a household in the village was $90,640, and the median income for a family was $123,455. Males had a median income of $68,630 versus $36,287 for females. The per capita income for the village was $39,783. A total of 2.8% of the population, and 1.3% of families, had incomes below the poverty line. By age, 2.4% of those under the age of 18, and 2.0% of those 65 and older, were living below the poverty line.
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1727 STODDARD AVENUE
WHEATON, IL 60187