Oak Park Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Updated design for Evanston apartment high-rise revealed in latest renderingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Curbed

    ... Albion Residential is also moving forward with its plan for an 18-story rental tower at 1000 Lake Street in Oak Park, Illinois. "We anticipate Plan Commission meetings in July and action by the Village Board in August," Mr. Prescott tells us. Also ...

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  2. Minimum Wage Rises in Cook County, ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    ... However, several more cities and villages in the county flirted with the idea of opting out, including Evanston and Oak Park, but both ended up sticking with the increase after votes in the lead-up to the July 1 effective date. For workers in ...

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  3. Oak Park sticks with county minimum wage rule hours before it takes effect, declines opt-out voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Protesters pack a June 30 meeting in Oak Park as the village chooses not to opt out of the Cook County minimum wage ordinance. Protesters pack a June 30 meeting in Oak Park as the village chooses not to opt out of the Cook County minimum wage ordinance.

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  4. Suburbs waver on minimum wage hike one day before it's to go into effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... that there would be no vote to exempt Evanston from the increase. Another hastily arranged discussion took place in Oak Park , where the village board called a special meeting Friday night at the request of local business owners. But after ...

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  5. Oak Park man, 66, accused of murder after man run over by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A 66-year-old Oak Park man is accused of using a car to fatally run over a man he was arguing with earlier this week on the West Side, police said. Richard L. Williams, of the 400 block of South Lombard Avenue in suburban Oak Park, was charged with murder, police said.

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  6. The Longest Table sparks dialogue at dinner party of hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Longest Table. Similar events have taken place in other cities around the country, including Tallahassee, Fla., and Oak Park, Ill. The Longest Table, a community dinner meant to foster dialogue and friendship between up to 350 guests, is coming to ...

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  7. Fairy-tale details enchant in JP Victorian bungalowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... we loved it." The place is somewhat reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright's Walter M. Gale house and his studio home in Oak Park, Ill. And inside, the place feels just as fantastical as it does outside, thanks to its intricate gumwood and quarter-sawn ...

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  8. Guided tours of Frank Lloyd Wright's newly restored Unity Temple start this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Curbed

    Following a multi-year, $25 million makeover, Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple is ready to reopen to the public. Starting Saturday, July 1st, the Oak Park Unitarian Universalist Church will once again host guided architectural tours after a two year hiatus.

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  9. John, Peggy Marie St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Peggy Marie St. John Born: June 8, 1950; in Oak Park, IL Died: June 9, 2017; in Zion, IL Peggy Marie St. John n e Bresemann passed away surrounded by loving family in Zion, Illinois on June 9, 2017 at the age of 67. Peggy is survived by her brother, David Bresemann of Round Lake, IL; her children, Christine Hurt of Sturgis, MI and Joshua St. John of Union Grove, WI; her 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Margaret Bresemann; infant brother, David; and sister, Judy Martinov.

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  10. Oak Park business owners vent frustrations, seek solutions as they face minimum wage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    With Oak Park opting to remain in the Cook County minimum wage ordinance, business owners met with village officials June 27 to express their concerns. With Oak Park opting to remain in the Cook County minimum wage ordinance, business owners met with village officials June 27 to express their concerns.

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  11. Tours Of Frank Lloyd Wright's Iconic, Restored Unity Temple Are Back, Starting In JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Chicagoist

    ... one of his greatest achievements and a modernist touchstone in general - was built between 1905 and 1908 in Oak Park as the house of worship for a local Unitarian Universalist congregation. A National Historic Landmark since 1971, the space is famed ...

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  12. One-Inch Swastika Discovered At Suburban Chicago High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Forward

    Swastika graffiti was discovered and quickly removed from the lobby of Oak Park and River Forest High School in suburban Chicago, according to a statement released by the school on Monday. A small sketch of a swastika was discovered on a window ledge in the lobby of a suburban Chicago high school and later removed, according to a Monday letter sent by the school's superintendent.

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  13. When 'The Wonder Years' Meets 'Sportscenter': A Conversation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | /film

    ... just been kind of bizarrely fascinated by high school. In particular my own high school: Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois, which is this old sort of traditional catholic high school and I went there at a very interesting time. Kevin ...

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  14. Swastika graffiti removed from OPRF High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Oak Park and River Forest High School officials said swastika graffiti was recently discovered inside the school's lobby. Oak Park and River Forest High School officials are condemning the actions of someone who recently drew a swastika inside the school building.

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  15. In One Community Hospital, Shooting Victims Walk Right InRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    At West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, shooting victims come through the emergency room doors, on average, every few days. The mid-sized community hospital is across the street from Chicago's Austin neighborhood, where more than 500 people were shot last year and at least 130 people have been shot so far this year.

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  16. Astrological ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Busy Phillips was born in Oak Park, Ill., on this date in 1979. This birthday gal portrays Gale Liptrapp on "Vice Principals" and she starred as Laurie Keller on "Cougar Town."

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  17. President Lincoln makes unscheduled stop at Lincoln Heritage Museum - AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... the museum that is dedicated to the great man. Pictures by Mark Gordon While there, Lincoln (aka Kevin J. Wood of Oak Park) enjoyed spending time with Lincoln College President Dr. David Gerlach. He even permitted Gerlach to take a "selfie" of ...

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  18. Driver robbed at gunpoint in Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Oak Park police are investigating the June 20 armed robbery of a woman who was parked in the 500 block of North Cuyler Avenue. Oak Park police are investigating the June 20 armed robbery of a woman who was parked in the 500 block of North Cuyler Avenue.

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  19. Fisher, William M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    William M. Fisher Born: February 27, 1923; in Oak Park, IL Died: June 19, 2017; in Huntley, IL William M. Fisher, 94, of Huntley passed away early Monday, June 19, 2017 in Huntley. He was born Feb. 27, 1923 in Oak Park, IL the son of Franklin E. Sr. and Gertrude F. Fisher.

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  20. Downtown Oak Park's newest apartments are leasing now for August 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | YoChicago

    The Emerson , Oak Park's newest full-amenity apartment community, has begun pre-leasing for August 1 and later occupancy. The Emerson offers a range of studio to 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments in a mid-rise building and a 20-story tower that boasts views of the Chicago skyline.

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