City of Geneva Community Development Department 22 S 1st St, Geneva, IL60134 The city's Community Development Department, one of several departments in City Hall on South First St., is under the…More direction of Community Development Director Dick Untch. Community Development has two branches and functions: the Building and Zoning Department and the Planning Department. Building and Zoning is responsible for city building permits, plan reviews, building inspections and code enforcement. The Planning Department is responsible for comprehensive planning and historic preservation.
Good Cents Children 220 W State St, Geneva, IL60134 Good Cents Children has its storefront on the south side of State Street (route 38) in downtown Geneva. The historic…More building has an awning running the width of the entire store as well as several large windows with decorative displays. Inside the store is a fun and creative atmosphere designed with the child in mind. Faux trees and even a playhouse complement the fantastical selection of children's clothing, toys and books.
Williamsburg Elementary School 1812 Williamsburg Ave, Geneva, IL60134 Williamsburg Elementary is the second-newest public school in Geneva. According to Princiapl Julie Dye, "It's a new…More building, but not a new purpose." The staff and students moved from the former Fourth Street School to the Coultrap Elementary School building in 1994, then from Coultrap to Williamsburg in August 2008. Williamsburg was designed with staff input to be an environment suited specifically to fit the needs of elementary school students and teachers, with natural light, ample classroom sizes and storage. Dye noted that the school has "a phenomenal staff, parent and kid community," and that "Geneva is a progressive community with a historic, small-town feel," comparing the school to the city itself.