Journals Oak Park

An Architectural and Historical Adventure in Oak Park

Created by Wildcat Dianne on November 26, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

My first day in Chicago was spent unwinding in Oak Park, a suburb about 9 miles from Chicago and home of Frank Lloyd Wright, the birthplace of Ernest Hemingway, and home to some of the most beautiful Victorian and Prairie style architecture on earth.

Oak Park - Home-from-home for a Travelling Brit

Created by GB from Devizes on November 20, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

7 Reviews
2 Stories

Oak Park was my base for the get-together. Its tree-lined boulevards, historic sights, parks, and relaxed feel made for a wonderful stay in the 'burbs.

Ernest Hemingway's Oak Park

Created by Wildcat Dianne on October 10, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
3 Stories

Three days of skyscrapers and crowds in Chicago tired and bored me, so I decided to stay near my hotel in Oak Park on my last day in town and visit Ernest Hemingway's birthplace down the road. It was my favorite part of the trip.

Shopping Beautiful Historic Oak Park, Illinois

Created by debzillla on July 25, 2001

1 Review

10miles west of Chicago, best known for it’s architecture - Frank Lloyd Wright lived in Oak Park from 1889-1909, he designed 25 buildings in the village. Oak Park is the birthplace and childhood home of novelist Ernest Hemingway.

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