Author: Wendy Planek

Oak Park Parking Guidelines & Restrictions

Living in historic Oak Park in a vintage apartment has many advantages – cool community, historic vibe, stunning architecture, vibrant city feel without some of the big city frustrations like parking. Yes, many complain about the parking rules and regulations in Oak Park but in reality the parking here is… Read more »

Aikia’s Peacock – An Off The Wall Mosaic Masterpiece

This year’s “Off The Wall” mosaic project, located at Oak Park Apartment’s 401 – 403 Washington Boulevard property, is complete and quite honestly presented more of a challenge then the mosaics of previous years. This year we were going bold – our newly acquired and recently rehabbed property at 401… Read more »

Keep Your Apartment Secure While You Are On Vacation

That long planned for, highly anticipated vacation is just around the corner.  You’ve made all your arrangements, researched your destination and packed your bags. You’re ready to go, right? Almost. In order to ensure that you have no surprises post – getaway, there are a few vacation security suggestions to add… Read more »

Beat The Heat – 10 Tips To Stay Cool In Your Apartment

Turn on your ceiling fan and make sure it is rotating counterclockwise. Your ceiling fan can make a room 6 – 8 degrees cooler.  Close all windows and curtains in rooms that receive direct sun light during the heat of the day.   Open windows and interior doors in the… Read more »