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The Best Restaurants in Oak Park

The Best Restaurants in Oak Park, Illinois | Thrillist


Ernest Hemingway Birthplace in Oak Park, Illinois - Tourists who are traveling in the Oak Park area can stop by to see the birthplace of one of America's favorite authors, Ernest Hemingway. There is small fee for admission but they offer discounts for seniors, students and discounts. ( #Hemingway #attractions

from Curbed Chicago

This Infographic of Chicago Neighborhood Stereotypes Nailed It

Hahaha - It's true. I am in a lot of ways more of a Bronzeville girl than a Hyde Park girl. :) Screen%20Shot%202014-04-23%20at%2012.31.13%20PM.png


Frank Lloyd Wright's (1867-1959) house in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago, is ground zero for his Prairie Style architecture. You can learn more about his work through the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust: Thanks to lumierefl on Flickr!


Wright's first home In 1889, he married his first wife, Catherine Lee "Kitty" Tobin, purchased land in Oak Park, IL and built his first home, and eventually his studio there. His marriage to Kitty Tobin, the daughter of a wealthy businessman, raised his social status, and he became more well-known.

from A Beautiful Plate

The Windy City (Part II

Oak Park, Chicago


This is the birthplace of Ernest Hemingway located on Oak Park Ave. in Oak Park, IL. It's also the birth city of my father, with birthdays only weeks apart (but 37 years between birth dates). Both barrel-chested, boorish, brash and adventuresome with a love for the sea, and an acute sensitivity beneath it all. Fearlessly living life according to their own rules. If only Jeremiah Owen knew how to type....