Category: Oak Park Charities

Farmers Market Donuts

Oak Park’s 42nd annual Farmer’s Market starts this Saturday. Yes, Oak Park Apartments loves the locally grown fruits and veggies, the specialty cheeses, the wide assortment of jams and honey, the beautiful fresh cut flowers and perennials that can be planted in your own backyard… but the # 1 reason,… 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 »

Oak Park Love!

Oak Park Apartments is feeling the Valentine’s Day Love♥ and wanted to share some of our sentiments on what we find so lovable about our hometown! The architecture (of course!) and all those who so lovingly preserve and restore these historic treasures for future generations to call home. The feeling of… Read more »

Farmer’s Market Turns 40!

Happy 40th birthday to Oak Park’s beloved Farmer’s Market! This Saturday, May 23rd, Oak Park will once again welcome the return of our Village’s Farmer’s Market for it’s fortieth season. The market is a sure sign that summer is finally here – bringing the community together to purchase and indulge… 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 »

Oak Park Thinks Of Others During The Holidays

With Thanksgiving only 1 week away OakParkApartments.com knows the giving nature of our Oak Park community so we decided to blog about two of the local charities that would benefit from some pre-turkey charitable giving. The Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry is an excellent Oak Park based charity that serves… Read more »

The Rotary Rascals Take On The Harlem Ambassadors For Charity

OakParkApartments.com owner, Bill Planek, is an active member in the Rotary Club of Oak Park-River Forest and he would like to personally invite tenants to come out and cheer him and his fellow Rotarians on as the Rotary Rascals take on the internationally acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors in a charity basketball… Read more »

Unity Temple – Oak Park's Architectural and Cultural Gem

OakParkApartments.com feels one of our missions is to inform folks of all Oak Park has to offer. Unity Temple  is one of Oak Park’s architectural gems and is said to have been one of Frank Lloyd Wrights most influential works. Not only is Unity Temple an amazing example of modern… Read more »

OPA Wants To Sponsor Tenants Who Are Looking To Be "Makin' Tracks"

OakParkApartments.com feels very strongly that giving back matters.  That is why OPA decided to become a sponsor for Community Bank’s Makin’ Tracks 5K run/walk. This special event is co-hosted by Community Bank, The River Forest Park District, Concordia University and Fenwick High School with proceeds from this race going to… Read more »

Excellence in Philanthropy Award Goes To: OakParkApartments.com!

OakParkApartments.com is very honored to be receiving the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation’s Excellence in Philanthropy Award for a business that “demonstrated outstanding fundraising support and/or activity performed by its members to benefit local charitable causes.” OakParkApartments.com and its owners, brothers Bill and Bob Planek, have always felt very… Read more »