Author: Wendy Planek

One Lightbulb Can Make An Eco – Difference

  Earth Day 2017 has just passed and as a tenant of a rental property you may ask yourself, “What can I possibly do to be eco-conscious in my apartment? Oak Park Aparments has one very easy green fix to help you reduce your carbon footprint. Switch out your standard incandescent… Read more »

There’s More to Oak Park Architecture than Just Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright has put Oak Park on the architectural map, making our village a destination for those who love both architecture and history. FLW may be the most famous of Oak Park craftsmen but there are other notable architects that have left their mark on homes, churches and yes, apartments,… Read more »

People & Pets – Occupancy Rules Apply

  Both the Village of Oak Park and Oak Park Apartments have specific occupancy rules that regulate how many people can legally live in studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Oak Park Apartments occupancy rules include: Only the individuals listed on your lease may live in your apartment. Only members… Read more »

Packing Tips For A Smooth Move

Moving can be stressful.  Whether you are moving into or out of one of Oak Park Apartments apartments we would like to make your move go as smooth as possible. By following these simple packing tips you can be assured that you are organized and your belongings get to your new place, intact!… Read more »

Who Started Apartment Living Anyway?

              Oak Park is a community rich with history and Oak Park Apartments likes to highlight that history. Pondering our own history made us curious about the history of apartment buildings and that search led us all the way back to ancient Rome. Yes, we… Read more »

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

          Illinois is ranked fifth in the nation in tornado frequency per square mile and averages 45 tornado incidents per year. Last weeks earlier then anticipated start to the tornado season makes it even more important to have a severe weather plan in place and to know… Read more »

Getting Your Security Deposit Back

  Oak Park Apartments, like all other reputable apartment management companies, requires a security deposit as a part of the terms of a tenant lease. But what Oak Park Apartments really wants is to make sure you get your deposit back at the end of your lease agreement. Why?   Because we… Read more »

Coffee: A Key Ingredient To Relationship Building

Today, being Valentine’s Day, is an important day to discuss tips for building a relationship. Respect and trust are essential.  Yet, here in Oak Park, another key ingredient is coffee. You are probably wondering what could coffee possibly have to do with relationships. Simply stated coffee has taken on a… Read more »