Max Austin-Williams, Executive Director of Oak Park’s largest merchant association, Downtown Oak Park, departs for “down under” this month
We had a little bit of drama this past week in the Oak Park business community when it came to light that Village Hall was moving forward with a consulting study for Harrison Street, aka the Oak Park Arts District. What might have been a routine contract on the consent agenda turned into an ad…
The OPRF Chamber is working with the Village of Oak Park to build an online directory of all local businesses. The database feeding the directory will enable better communications, planning, event promotion and other back office functions.
As we debate our transition to a denser, more urban landscape, we are challenged to find our way through the maze of multiple interests and competing priorities. In addition to high rises and potential street bends, Oak Park’s current conversation is about finding our way more literally. The Village recently hired an urban planning design…
Eleven of Oak Park’s twelve business districts call for volunteer management. How is that working in each of the commercial areas?
Business districts in Oak Park do more than run sidewalk sales. They serve as an important conduit between businesses and Village Hall
Eleven of Oak Park’s twelve business districts are managed by volunteers, which brings opportunity and challenges