Category: Oak Park Village

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 »

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 »

Unity Temple Restoration Complete In Time For FLW’s 150th

Today, more than other day, Oak Park is celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright.  Frank was born on this day, June 8th, 150 years ago. Wright has given the world, not only Oak Park, architecture that is still relevant, still contemporary, still inspirational. And now, more then ever, the world is intent… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Bicycle Barclay – Oak Park’s First Unofficial Historian

Oak Park prides itself on a lot of things – architecture, diversity, a fun place to live and its history. And thanks to one particular early Oak Parker, Philander Barclay, Oak Park has much of its’ history captured on film. Barclay was a bicycle repairman by trade with a passion… Read more »

Vacation Security Tips

Summer is at its’ mid point – the time when many people have planned the most anticipated of their summer activities – vacation! Whether you are traveling cross continent or your vacation destination is just a short drive away there are a few necessary steps that help keep your apartment… Read more »