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Oak Park

Oak Park Lifestyle

Oak Park is a charming suburb located just outside of Chicago, known for its tree-lined streets, historic architecture, and vibrant community. The area has a strong sense of community and is home to a diverse population of families, young professionals, and retirees. The downtown area is a hub of activity, with numerous shops, restaurants, and cultural institutions. Residents enjoy a variety of activities, including hiking in the nearby forest preserves or taking a stroll through one of the many parks.

The lifestyle in Oak Park is relaxed and family-oriented, with a strong emphasis on community involvement. The neighborhood has a deep appreciation for the arts, with several museums, theaters, and galleries located in the area. Oak Park is also home to several highly-regarded schools, making it a popular destination for families.

Whether you’re looking for a quiet suburban retreat or a place to raise a family, Oak Park offers a high quality of life in a welcoming and inclusive community.

Notable in Oak Park

Oak Park is home to several important nonprofit organizations and community initiatives that are making a positive impact on the community. These include the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation, the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park, Beyond Hunger, and Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

Popular spots in the Oak Park neighborhood range from architectural feats to beautiful outdoor areas. Visit the Frank Lloyd Wright Home, the birthplace of Ernest Hemingway, Unity Temple, or Scoville Park, Oak Park Conservatory, and the Oak Park Farmers Market – all located in this popular suburb.

Oak Park at a Glance


40+ Bars & Restaurants
8+ Coffee Shops
10+ Grocery Stores


20+ Public Parks
30+ Shops
2,000+ Historic Landmarks


Walk score: 81
Bike score: 65
Transit score: 61