Category: Design

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 »

Tour Oak Park The “Wright” Way

Exceptional architecture is a vital part of what makes Oak Park a unique village. From Victorian to bungalow, Italianate to colonial, art deco to mid-century modern – Oak Park is a village that is proud of its’ rich, diverse, housing styles that add uniqueness and flair to our community. No… Read more »

Oak Park Apartments – Vintage Craftsmanship

Oak Park Apartments loves its’ vintage courtyard apartments because these buildings have character, both inside and out, that can not be found in new construction.  Built between the early 1900’s through the 1920’s, these properties hearken back to a day and time when craftsmanship was about the details.  From crown molding,… 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 »

Encourage Change

The Oak Park Area Arts Council’s Off The Wall Project has completed its’ second mural! Located under the Austin Blvd viaduct, adjacent to the Green Line “L” station this year’s second project completes the east side of the underpass and is titled, “Encourage Change”. This mural is the sister piece… Read more »

Off The Wall Mosaics Benefit Oak Park & Chicago

The Oak Park Area Arts Council is at it again! The incredible “Off The Wall” mosaics are taking the summer of 2016 by storm with two ambitious projects on their agenda and Oak Park Apartments is thrilled to be the proud recipients of their first design! In spite of the… Read more »

Oak Park’s 2016 Sculptures – A Walk in The Park, Literally!

Art and its expression is an important element to the Oak Park Village vibe. Murals, mosaics, and yes, for the fifth year in a row, sculptures all can be found, viewed and enjoyed throughout the many corners of our Village. So it is no surprise that Oak Park continues to… Read more »