December 14, 2018 - Why Oak Park? Top Features of a Town that’s Been Rated “Best”

Oak Park is a Chicagoland treasure, and has long been considered an incredible place to live. Lexington is excited to be building new 3-4 bedroom townhomes at Lexington Reserve at Oak Park, walking distance from its vibrant downtown. Residents are going to love the unique opportunity for new construction living in this classic highly-rated community. Oak Park has consistently made “top” lists by heavy hitters, including the following past awards and rankings:

  • A+ Ranking on Niche.com
  • #3 Neighborhood in the US, American Planning Association
  • 20 Best Towns and Neighborhoods in Chicago and the suburbs, Chicago Magazine
  • Best Place in the Midwest for the Rich and Single, CNN Money.com
  • Top 10 Place to Raise a Family in the US, Livability Magazine
  • Top 5 Sexiest Suburbs in the US, The View

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But what makes the town so great? We can check more “top” rankings to find out. It might be the people—intelligence and creativity reign in the town:

  • Top 10 Creative Class Locales in the Chicago Area, Atlantic Cities census data
  • Top 20 most Educated Places in the US, Nerdwallet.com
  • A+ Rated Public Schools, Niche.com

What specifically could be getting all this attention in the town? Maybe all the top-rated dining, shopping, and things to do:

  • The Book Table, rated Best Bookstore in Chicagoland by Chicago Reader
  • Trends, rated Best Consignment Store in Chicago by Racked.com and Best Shops for Discounted Designer Purchases in Chicago by CBS Chicago
  • Michelin Guide recommendation Sen Sushi Bar
  • Chicagoland’s oldest ice cream parlor, Petersen’s Ice Cream
  • Nearby Berwyn’s award winning Autre Monde restaurant
  • Best Travel Finds of 2014 as a bucket list place to visit, Redbook
  • Home to both the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Museum and the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

These are just a few of the many things that make Oak Park great. Interested in checking out Lexington Reserve at Oak Park, beginning in the $450s? Visit the community to secure your home today before they are gone!