Category: Oak Park Village

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 »

Oak Park’s Got Divvy

Oak Park’s got Divvy.  130 Divvy bikes distributed at 13 Oak Park Divvy stations as of now. Oak Park and Evanston are the first suburban sites added to Divvy’s bike sharing services. How does Divvy work?  You need a bike. You sign up for a Divvy yearly membership online ($9.95… Read more »

Oak Park’s Farmers Market 2016

Bright and early every Saturday morning from mid-May to the end of October local farmers begin setting up their wares at the Pilgrim Church parking lot on Lake Street and Elmwood Avenue before 7am to meet the produce demands of those who flock to Oak Park’s 41 year old farmers… Read more »

Safety First – Crime Prevention Tips

No one asks to be a victim of crime. Whether you live in a big city or an urban village like Oak Park, crime can happen. Being prepared is a persons best defense. So friends of Oak Park Apartments, please take a minute to read and practice these safety tips: Be Aware:… Read more »

Sign Up For Oak Park’s Safety Notification System

Oak Park Apartments would like to encourage tenants (and all Oak Parkers) to sign up for the Village of Oak Park’s public safety notification system, Reverse 911.  This system will allow the village to directly communicate with residents when and if a public safety emergency were to arise by delivering important information… 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 »