Tonight, Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m., Oak Park music historian David Patterson will re-introduce architecture fans to William C. Wright, the long-neglected yet highly influential composer-father of America's most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Village of Oak Park is hosting public forums that will allow property owners and managers, contractors, design professionals and the general public to learn more about proposed changes. The codes are currently under consideration by the Village Board.
The search is underway to find to next 15 artists to paint murals on the railroad walls along the Green Line corridor. The project was launched in 2010 to promote creative expression and visually enhance the area.
Oak Parkers who would like to help create the long-range plan that will guide government decision making for years to come are invited to participate in a visioning kick-off event scheduled for 7:30 – 9 p.m., tonight at the Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Ave.
Who'd have guessed that the late, great River Forester, Paul Harvey, would be the hit of this year's Super Bowl ads? A couple of years ago, it was Oak Park native (and nonagenarian) Betty White in the year's big commercial (playing football, no less) so Harvey is continuing our strong local connection.