Under The Ginkgo Tree Bed & Breakfast 300 N Kenilworth Ave, Oak Park, IL60302 This Queen Anne Victorian home was built in 1885. It is nestled in the quiet residential neighborhood and is mere a…More five-minute walk to the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and the Ernest Hemingway birth-house. It is a museum close to shopping and the downtown district. This is truly a place to relax and feel at home while away from home.
Since 1972, Oak Park Regional Housing Center has been helping thousands of people find apartments in Oak Park.…More The center is a free non-for profit to help individuals and families find a home, condo or apartment rental in Oak Park.
It promotes racial diversity and has done much to keep the community eclectic. Oak Park Regional Housing Center works closely with building owners and managers to ensure the housing rentals in Oak Park are the best in the Chicagoland area.
The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest 217 Home Ave, Oak Park, IL60302 Housed on the second floor of the Pleasant Home (aka the John Farson house in Mills Park), the Historical Society of Oak…More Park and River Forest is home to a treasure trove of artifacts and a gold mine for local history buffs. Several of the Pleasant Home's bedrooms serve as museum exhibit space for both temporary programs, such as "Fighting for Women's Rights: A History of West Suburban National Organization of Women," to permanent exhibits like "Tarzan, Mars and the Fertile Mind of Edgar Rice Burroughs." The Historical Society also houses the Gale Research Center, a room available to the public (typically by appointment and for a fee) that's packed with historical materials, including local newspaper archives, genealogy documents, donated personal photographs, census records, oral histories, maps and much more. Staffers can also provides fee-based archive research for those looking to learn more about a specific subject.