Tag: Illinois

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 »

Keep Your Apartment Secure While You Are On Vacation

That long planned for, highly anticipated vacation is just around the corner.  You’ve made all your arrangements, researched your destination and packed your bags. You’re ready to go, right? Almost. In order to ensure that you have no surprises post – getaway, there are a few vacation security suggestions to add… Read more »

Library Love – Oak Park Has The Trifecta!

In keeping with February’s love theme Oak Park Apartments will feature stories about what there is to ♥ about our community and, of course, what immediately comes to mind is Oak Park’s not one, not two but three wonderful library branches. The Main, Dole and Maze branches provide a multitude of free services in… Read more »

Did You Know? Oak Park History 101

Did you know that Oak Park was originally named Oak Ridge?   Oak Park received its’ present day name only because there was another Illinois post office named Oak Ridge already in existence. Did you know that Oak Park had only a market, general store, a town newspaper and a… Read more »

Why Live In Oak Park, Illinois? Frank Lloyd Wright – That's Why!

There are many positives to living in Oak Park, Illinois.  The most obvious is the rich, historic flavor of Oak Park.  Being home to the word’s largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright (FLW, as we fondly refer to him) is a plus.  You can explore many of Oak Park’s neighborhoods… Read more »