About Oak Park

Oak Park, Illinois is a suburb bordering the west About Oak Parkside of the city of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It is the twenty-fifth largest city in Illinois. Oak Park has easy access to downtown Chicago due to public transportation such as the Chicago ‘L’ Blue and Green lines, CTA buses, and Metra commuter rail. Oak Park is an “urban suburban” community, mixing the vitality of urban life with quaint Victorian charm with approximately 54,000 residents, 7 recreation centers, 16 parks, 6 private athletic clubs. Oak Park is renowned as the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Many of Wright’s masterpieces are located in the historical district.

Homes range in style from prairie to Victorian, sturdy bungalow to homey American 4 square and condominium & rental units in a wide range of styles are also available. Something for everyone! The people of Oak Park have chosen the community not so much as place to live, but as a way of life. A key ingredient in the quality of life is the diversity of these same people; a broad representation of various occupations, professions, lifestyles, age and income levels, a stimulating mixture of racial, religious and ethnic groups. Such diversity is Oak Park’s strength.

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