Apartment Indoor Herb Gardening Tips

Longing for spring amid the recent January chill? Do you want to add a little green into your life to keep from feeling the seasonal effects of winter? Herbs are the answers. Herbs will add a fresh flavor to anything you are cooking, are easy to grow on a windowsill and,… Read more »

How To Secure An Apartment In A Competitive Market

    The American dream of home ownership has changed.  Renting, rather than buying, is now the norm.   Why the shift? Three important reasons:  Flexibility. Being able to go where the job offer is with ease is valuable. Expense. Renting is less expensive than owning.  Maintenance. Plumbing, heating, lawn care… Read more »


OAK PARK APARTMENTS IS COLLECTING NEW & GENTLY USED WINTER COATS, HATS & GLOVES FOR KIDS  2nd ANNUAL COAT DRIVE Donate Coats NOW through DECEMBER 7TH Oak Park Apartments’s 2nd annual coat drive will once again benefit the children of Chicago’s Austin neighborhood. We are accepting new and/or gently used children’s… Read more »

Aikia’s Peacock – An Off The Wall Mosaic Masterpiece

This year’s “Off The Wall” mosaic project at Oak Park Apartment’s newest property, located at 401 – 403 Washington Boulevard, is complete and presented more of a challenge than the mosaics of earlier years. This year we went bold.  Our Washington Boulevard property had an empty brick expanse on the… Read more »

OPA Tenant Appreciation Movie Series Sets Attendance Records

In past summers Oak Park Apartments has shown our tenants a little love in different ways.  Coffee and snacks from local food trucks, company flair in the form of t-shirts, sponsorship for participation in various local charitable 5k’s, summer movies in the courtyard at our 301 Oak Park Ave. property… Read more »

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’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 »

Oak Park Apartments – Vintage Craftsmanship

Oak Park Apartments loves its’ vintage courtyard apartments because these buildings have character, both inside and out, that can not be found in new construction.  Built between the early 1900’s through the 1920’s, these properties hearken back to a day and time when craftsmanship was about the details.  From crown molding,… Read more »

One Lightbulb Can Make An Eco – Difference

  Earth Day 2017 has just passed and as a tenant of a rental property you may ask yourself, “What can I possibly do to be eco-conscious in my apartment? Oak Park Aparments has one very easy green fix to help you reduce your carbon footprint. Switch out your standard incandescent… Read more »