Oak Park is known as a quaint suburb with beautiful homes, good schools and a diverse population — but is it cool?

ApartmentTherapy.com, the home design and lifestyle blog, seems to think so.

Strap in, Fonzie, we’re gonna walk you through it.

The blog cites the village’s designation as a municipal arboretum in 2015, thriving arts scene and commitment to racial diversity as the top reasons Oak Park is “cool.”

Frank Lloyd Wright homes, the Lake Theatre, the Book Table bookstore and the village’s host of restaurants are also cause for the village’s hipness, Apartment Therapy says.

“Meanwhile, it’s a very short trip into downtown Chicago by public transportation or by car,” the blog notes.

Read more about how hep this little ‘burb is at https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/oak-park-illinois-guide-32253252.

Tim Inklebarger

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