Oak Lawn is a community with a distinctive “home town” atmosphere.
It is a place where people really get to know their neighbors. The well-kept residential streets demonstrate the pride people take in their neighborhoods. Oak Lawn is home to superb healthcare facilities and providers, quality public and private schools and churches of all denominations. The village’s variety of retailers attract shoppers from throughout the Chicagoland area. There is a beautiful public library and an active park district that provides residents with a variety of parks, a walking trail, a public pool, several playgrounds and the Stony Creek Golf Course. The village is entering an exciting period of redevelopment as it looks toward growth from within the community. Thoughtful planning keeps Oak Lawn at the top of the list of fine communities in the Chicago suburbs.
The Village of Oak lawn, incorporated in 1909, is located in southwestern cook county, fifteen miles from Chicago’s loop. The city has grown by more than 57,000 residents. Oak Lawn is primarily a commercial village with its major area encompassing a 24-block sector on 95th Street between Pulaski Avenue and Ridgeland Avenue.