Sitting atop the prehistoric glacial lake of “Lake Chicago”, Oak Park, Illinois is a thriving municipality known for its diversity as well as its architecture. It is bounded by Highway 64 to the north, North Austin Boulevard to the east, Roosevelt Road to the south, and Highway 43 to the west. The Chicago Kansas City Expressway (Interstate 290) passes through the southern part of Oak Park, offering convenient access to the surrounding metropolitan area.
Oak Park is home to over two dozen landmarks and three historic districts. Residents will want to visit the Cheney Mansion, the Ernest Hemingway Museum as well as his birthplace, the Oak Park Conservatory, and the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Saturday mornings bring a lively open-air farmer’s market featuring bluegrass music, homemade baked goods, and fresh produce sold by the growers themselves. It is open seasonally through October. Shopping and dining can be found year-round in the Hemingway District across from Scoville Park. Shoppers will discover everything from jewelry and fashion by local and international designers to galleries and antique stores. The Oak Park Arts District, a cultural shopping venue, boasts galleries, specialty boutiques, and fine dining. Public transportation is easily accessible in Oak Park, making cars a luxury rather than a necessity. Two Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) elevated rail lines, the Metra train, Pace bus service, and CTA bus lines deliver transportation services throughout Oak Park. Public schools in Oak Park include Elementary School District 97 and High School District 200. Triton College is a short drive away and provides over one hundred degree programs.
Oak Park presents beautiful, established homes for sale with multiple bedrooms and baths. Many have been recently updated and are waiting for new owners. Condos are also for sale, offering worry-free living, private balconies, assigned parking, and elevators. Renters will find a variety of apartments and some houses for rent. Depending upon location, apartments feature pet allowances, furnished appliances, extra storage, and close proximity to public transportation. If you would like more information regarding real estate for sale or rent in Oak Park, Illinois, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
Sunny and spacious 1BR / 1BA on quaint tree-lined street in the heart of Oak Park! Unit features include hardwood floors throughout, galley kitchen, separate living and ...
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