District 97 and the Village of Oak Park will host a joint public meeting this Saturday concerning the possibility of building the school district's new headquarters behind village hall on Madison Street.
These awards for outstanding preservation work within Oak Park represent the best projects of the year. Those of us who work with historic properties realize that preservation is a humbling pursuit. It is part detective work, sleuthing through the available evidence and clues as to what was original and what was changed or replaced.
Mary Claire Kotelman (nee Hartmann) of Forest Park, formerly of River Forest and Oak Park, died on Dec. 1, 2013. She grew up in Chicago, raised her kids in River Forest during their grade school years and in Oak Park during their high school years.