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 Eisenhower Expressway. Adjacent to the west side of Chicago is Oak Park, a community of tree-lined streets and where the median income for families tops $110,000. 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.


The Oak Park Intergerational CoHousing Group seeks to build a co-housing community within a 25-family building in Oak Park, Illinois that features shared common spaces that fosters social interaction among residents, a development strategy that enables moderate, middle and upper income households to become members, and a building that promotes energy conservation practices and environmental sustainability. 


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   631 South Harvey

   Oak Park, Illinois, USA

Phone: (708) 772-8817
Email: cohousingoakpark@gmail.com
Website: www.oakparkcohousing.org