Category: Apartment Living

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 »

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 »

OPA Tenant Appreciation Movie Series Sets Attendance Records

In past summers Oak Park Apartments has shown our tenants a little love in different ways.  Coffee and snacks from local food trucks, company flair in the form of t-shirts, sponsorship for participation in various local charitable 5k’s, summer movies in the courtyard at our 301 Oak Park Ave. property… Read more »

Apartment Living Skills – Resetting A Tripped Circuit Breaker

In the early 1900’s, when most of Oak Park Apartments properties were originally built, a tenant’s basic needs for electricity was limited to lighting and a few basic appliances. Air conditioners, laptops, dishwashers, cell phones; all of our 21st century amenities and technological needs have placed a greater demand on electrical… Read more »