Category: The Oak Park Area Arts Council

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 »

Oak Park’s Sculpture Walk Comes to Harrison Street

The Oak Park Area Arts Council (OPAAC) is at it again. Bringing art to the people of Oak Park and beyond. Returning for its’ sixth season is the Oak Park Sculpture Walk and what better place to locate this years’ works of art but on Harrison Street, the heart of… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Chicago Avenue Home to Oak Park’s 2015 Sculpture Walk

      OakParkApartments.com is excited because Oak Park’s Sculpture Walk is set to officially kick off its’ fourth summer right here in our very own Chicago Avenue business district! Twelve sculptures have been installed on both the North and South sides of Chicago Avenue from Austin Boulevard to Ridgeland… Read more »

Join The Contest: Photos For Oak Park Non-Profits

Oak Park charities are always looking for good pictures of all things Oak Park.  Part of the problem they have faced is a lack of material that is usable for there marketing and promotional materials.  So what better way to beef up their photo library then to get local shutter… Read more »