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Located 10 miles straight west of Chicago, Oak Park is a family-friendly, tree-lined city that has served as the stomping grounds for some of America’s greatest artists. Oak Park was home to American author Ernest Hemingway, with one of its most famous attractions being Hemingway’s childhood house. There is also the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed residential properties in the world located in Oak Park.

Geographically, the town lies on the shore of ancient Lake Chicago, which covered most of the city of Chicago during the last Ice Age. Today the city has easy access to downtown Chicago via public transportation on the Chicago ‘L’ blue and green lines, CTA buses and Metra commuter rail. For the 30th year in a row, Oak Park earned a Tree City USA  award from the Arbor Day Foundation, with more than 18,000 parkway trees.

As of the 2013 U.S. Census, Oak Park has a population of about 52,000. Like Chicago, Oak Park experiences long, cold winters and hot summers.

Attractions and Activities in Oak Park

For literary buffs, Oak Park is a paradise. In the early 1900s, iconic American novelist Hemingway grew up on these streets, and today visitors can see his boyhood home and the Ernest Hemingway Museum. In the Hemingway District, you might want to enjoy the Sculpture with most art installations located along Oak Park Avenue.

Meanwhile, architecture lovers can admire houses and structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio served as Wright’s private residence and workplace for the first 20 years of his career. Here, visitors can see original furnishings, interior design and decorative arts. Wright Plus Home Walk and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple are other must-sees.

During the summer, residents flock to the farmers market, held every Saturday in the parking lot of Pilgrim Congregational Church.

Moving to Oak Park

Simplify your move to this Oak Park with North American Van Lines. With access to 380 international agents and an array of services of serving including fragile-only and full-service packing, you can relocate to this historic city with ease. Don’t hesitate to contact Oak Park moving companies today.

There are a few basic things to keep in mind to further ease your transition. The closest airport to Oak Park is Chicago Midway International Airport, located 8 miles away. Additionally, Chicago O’Hare International Airport sits about 20 miles away.  For drivers, the city is accessible via Interstate 290.

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