Oak Park Development Featured in Chicago Tribune

Oak Park adding high-rise rental buildings

“Oak Park is adding high-rise luxury rental apartment buildings to its downtown as it seeks to capture millennials and empty nesters who have been drawn to newly built skyscrapers popular in Chicago.

The village changed height limits to allow for the construction of high-rise housing.

The goal is a vibrant downtown, said John Lynch, executive director of the Oak Park Economic Development Corp. That comes, he said, from more people living downtown along with more restaurants and activities.”

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