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Oak Lawn Real Estate

Welcome to Oak Lawn! Oak Lawn is a southwest suburb of Chicago. It borders with the city in two different areas.

Oak Lawn History
In 1859 the government of Worth Township paid for the construction of Black Oak Grove Road (95th Street). Black Oak Grove is the earliest names for the area that would be Oak Lawn. In 1882 the post office, train depot and surrounding community became known as Oak Lawn. Oak Lawn officially became incorporated in 1909.

Population: 57,073

Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do
The Village of Oak Lawn offers a wide variety of special events throughout the year—like an Easter Egg Roll, 4th of July Parade, Summer Concert Series, etc.

Oak Lawn Park District
The Children’s Museum of Oak Lawn
Oak Lawn Ice Arena
Oak Lawn Stony Creek Golf Course

Local Transit
Oak Lawn has a Metra SouthWest Service station located on Tulley Ave, which runs from Manhattan to Chicago’s Union Station.

Oak Lawn also has a Pace bus that runs through town.

Roads/ Highways
The major streets that run through Oak Lawn are Cicero (north-south) and 95th (east-west). Oak Lawn is also conveniently close to i-294, which gives commuters easy access to Chicago and other areas.

Oak Lawn’s Educational Opportunities
Grades K-8
Ridgeland School District 122
Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123
St. Louis de Montfort
St. Germaine
St. Catherine
St. Linus
St. Gerald

High School
Oak Lawn Community High School District 229
Community High School District 218
Marist High School

Higher Education
Moraine Valley Community College
St. Xavier University

Oak Lawn Area Healthcare
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Hope Children’s Hospital
Palos Community Hospital