Friday, August 22, 2014
Naperville Muffed its Effort to Muffle Growth in the 1980s
Naperville Aims To Muffle Growth Explosion. (Chicago Tribune, 6/20/1985)
As it turned out, growth accelerated during the rest of the decade. In Naperville, where growth has been the city`s main claim to fame for a decade, the population has risen to nearly 56,000 from nearly 43,000 in 1980. The Du Page County city 30 miles west of Chicago had a population of nearly 24,000 in 1970.