Category: Diversity

Day In Our Village, A Cherished Oak Park Tradition

Oak Park is celebrating its’ 44th annual Day in Our Village festival this Sunday, June 4th. The purpose of this cherished Oak Park event is to celebrate “the vitality and the rich advantages of our diverse community, and provide the opportunity for all residents, their families, and friends to come learn… 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 »

Support “The Arts”

Oak Park Apartments supports the arts. Yes, we have properties in the Harrison Street Arts District which makes promoting the neighborhood arts vibe the obvious thing to do but there are so many compelling reasons to help to ensure “The Arts” sustain and thrive in our community. Here’s our reasons:… 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 »

Oak Park Is A Location To Love

When deciding on where to live we have all heard the mantra: location, location, location.   Choosing a good location to call home, whether you rent or own makes sense. What factors make a “good” location? Excellent school systems, an economically stable community, being near public transportation, jobs, entertainment and… Read more »

Dr. Percy L. Julian, a Catalyst for Oak Park’s Diversity Mission

On this day, set aside to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Oak Park Apartments would like to remember Dr. Percy L. Julian, a notable African American research chemist who opened Oak Park’s eyes to the importance of diversity and tolerance. Percy Lavon Julian’s parents believed in the power of education in a… Read more »

Oak Park Tops Charts, Once Again!

The Village of Oak Park has just been ranked in the top 10 as a community that has one of the “highest concentrations of people working in fields classified as “creative class,” according to census data. “Creative class” is defined as people who work in science and technology, business and… Read more »

OakParkApartments.com Has Apartments Aplenty!

For over 26 years OakParkApartments.com has owned and operated vintage buildings in Oak Park, Forest Park and in Chicago – offering the largest selection of properties in Oak Park. From studios to 3 bedroom apartments, OakParkApartments.com has an apartment for you and your budget! Contact one of our leasing specialists… Read more »

Day In Our Village – Put It On Your Calendar!

OakParkApartments.com wants to give our tenants the heads up about an all time favorite Village of Oak Park event: drum roll please….. A Day in Our Village! This is year 39 for this incredibly fun community-wide festival – scheduled for Sunday, June 3rd. A Day In Our Village began 39… Read more »