Oak Park

Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Oak Park.

1 Village (1990 pop. 53,648), Cook co., NE Ill., a residential suburb adjacent to Chicago; settled 1833, inc. 1901. Some 25 houses there and the Unity Temple (1908) were designed by Frank Lloyd WrightWright, Frank Lloyd,
1867–1959, American architect, b. Richland Center, Wis., as Frank Lincoln Wright; he changed his name to honor his mother's family (the Lloyd Joneses). Wright is widely considered the greatest American architect.
..... Click the link for more information.
, who lived in the village (1889–1909). Wright's home and studio complex (1889–1911) is now a museum. Ernest HemingwayHemingway, Ernest,
1899–1961, American novelist and short-story writer, b. Oak Park, Ill. one of the great American writers of the 20th cent. Life

The son of a country doctor, Hemingway worked as a reporter for the Kansas City Star
..... Click the link for more information.
 was born in Oak Park.

2 City (1990 pop. 30,462), Oakland co., SE Mich., a suburb of Detroit; inc. 1927. It is chiefly residential, but there is some industry. Products include sheet and fabricated metal, foods, and textiles.

References in periodicals archive ?
Oak Park Jewelers prides itself in providing quality fine jewelry, excellent customer services, and expert craftsmanship.
Bonaventure 2-1 on Monday), then Oaks Christian,'' said Oak Park coach Mark Zeolla, whose team rallied from third place at the midway point of league to overtake St.
In 1989 a small but active group of gay people started the Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association, which successfully worked to add sexual orientation to the village's human rights policy and win village employees domestic-partner benefits.
While Oak Park Commons didn't truly fit either category, the changes there have been so significant that they deserved recognition.
Oak Park is different," said 20-year Oak Park resident John Lukehart, who is also vice president for government and community affairs with the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, one of the nation's largest fair-housing organizations.
Oak Park real estate developer Manny Fernandez (http://www.
With the victory over Carpinteria (13-10, 7-3), first-place Oak Park (18-5, 8-1) significantly improved its chances of repeating as league champion with three games remaining in the regular season.
Oak Park customers will find a large selection of stylish sweaters and tops as well as figure-flattering jeans for the casual fall wardrobe.
The Oak Park High sophomore is also a big proponent of overtime soccer.
70 million non-recourse loan secured by Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, KS, a $59.
So less than a month after the Conejo Eruv was erected in Agoura Hills, Oak Park and Westlake Village, its supporters tore down the Oak Park section.
West Suburban Health Services is a not-for-profit organization, headquartered in Oak Park, Illinois.