Where historic homes meet modern lofts. Oak Park is situated where the city begins--with all the convenience of the city a twenty-minute train ride away, and all the convenience of a smaller town with great schools. In Oak Park, you will find historic bungalows next to architecturally-significant homes. Whether you are looking for a four-bedroom house, or a studio apartment with views of the Chicago skyline, you will find it right here in Oak Park: the best of both worlds.