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Oak Lawn

Oak Lawn

A peaceful suburban neighborhood with a strong community feel.

Welcome to Oak Lawn

 

Suburban and peaceful, Oak Lawn is the perfect oasis for families searching for a place to call home. It has a strong, tight-knit community, which is reflected through all of the events and social gathering spaces within the area. Oak Lawn has a lot of convenient amenities for its residents to enjoy. Famous for its vast park system, there are over 20 parks to explore, ideal for outdoor fun and taking in the serenity of nature. Each of the parks has its own unique features, from playgrounds to pools and everything in between. Oak Lawn even has its own redeveloped downtown area, where the opportunities for entertainment are endless, from its pubs to its restaurants to its shops. There is even a Metra Train Station, offering easy access to other areas like Chicago. 

 

What to Love

 

  • A suburban environment with a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere
  • A newly redeveloped downtown featuring restaurants, shopping, and entertainment 
  • Plenty of outdoor recreation

Local Lifestyle

 

The peaceful neighborhood of Oak Lawn is an excellent place to live. Living in this area is laid back, making for serene day-to-day living. With its over 20 parks, you can often find locals playing sports, having picnics, going on walks, or taking their kids to the playgrounds. Some of the parks even have pools for locals to go swimming in. Other times, you’ll find people socializing, shopping, and dining in Oak Lawn’s downtown area. The strong sense of community in this neighborhood means that there are a lot of different exciting events led by and attended by the people of Oak Lawn that take place throughout the year too. 

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 

Local Oak Lawn residents love all of the entertainment options in the neighborhood. 

 

Mixing 2 favorites, pizza and pubs, is Clancy’s Pizza Pub. This Irish-style pub serves up all kinds of pizzas, beers, and more. Black Oak is entertainment and dining all in one. They have a homemade American-style menu, a full bar, and even some slot machines for fun! For a family-owned restaurant with excellent Italian fare, head over to Palermo’s Italian Cuisine. It first opened its doors in 1961, and people keep coming back for their pastas and pizzas. Known for craft beer and lively atmosphere, Deja Brew Bar & Grille has a wonderful menu with options like burgers, sandwiches, tacos, and wraps.

 

The Shops at Oak Lawn is one of the top destinations for all things shopping. They have all kinds of stores and even restaurants to enjoy if you get hungry.

 

Things to Do

 

Outdoor recreation and community events are among some of the local’s favorite activities to do in Oak Lawn. One of the most popular neighborhood areas is the Centennial Park Pool. Not only do they have a large main pool, but they also have a splash pad for kids, a water slide, and even a sand volleyball court.

 

Wolfe Wildlife Park is another one of the community’s favorite parks. People come here to walk or bike ride through the paths, take a nature program, see some local wildlife, or bring the kids to the playground.

 

The annual community-run events are another popular thing to do. One favorite is the annual Fourth of July parade, the summer concert series, as well as the Fall on the Green Festival celebrating the beginning of autumn.

 

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