About Oak Park, IL
Adjacent to the west side of Chicago is the charming village of Oak Park, where you'll find the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio (as well as several iconic homes he designed), and the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Museum. The village has a vibrant arts scene, along with great shopping opportunities and excellent culinary options. Oak Park residents can easily access downtown Chicago via public transportation or the expressway. The Eisenhower Expressway is the prime route between Oak Park and Chicago and provides an ideal connection to O’Hare International Airport, and Oak Park rates high in healthcare thanks to the convenience of Rush Oak Park Hospital and West Suburban Medical Center. Ranked #7 in the 10 best places to raise a family in the US (Liveability.com), Oak Park has excellent schools, a pedestrian-friendly downtown, and a safe community for raising a family.
Cohousing in Urban Settings
Check out some of the existing urban cohousing projects in Denver, Seattle, Vancouver, Washington D. C., Cambridge and Jamaica Plain. Capitol Hill has 8 units, but the others include 20 to 30 units.
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Capitol Hill, Seattle
Tacoma Village, Washington DC
Jackson Place, Seattle
Jamaica Plain Cohousing
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Articles from the Chicagoland area regarding cohousing: