Whether you live in the Chicago or are visiting Illinois from somewhere else, Oak Park is a quaint town just west of Chicago once home to Ernest Hemingway and Frank Lloyd Wright that offers a bounty of food, culture, shopping and more worthy of a visit.

Top 10 Best Things to Do in Oak Park, Illinois

Whether you live in the Chicago or are visiting Illinois from somewhere else, Oak Park is a quaint town just west of Chicago once home to Ernest Hemingway and Frank Lloyd Wright that offers a bounty of food, culture, shopping and more worthy of a visit.

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Oak Park, Illinois. 1889-1898

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Ernest Hemingway's boyhood home, Oak Park, Illinois

Ernest Hemingway's boyhood home, Oak Park, Illinois

Wright's Studio In 1893, Louis Sullivan himself unwillingly asked Wright to leave the firm after he discovered that Wright had been accepting clients independently from the firm (moonlighting). Wright established his own practice and home in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, IL. By 1901, Wright's completed projects numbered approximately fifty, including many houses in his hometown.

Wright's Studio In 1893, Louis Sullivan himself unwillingly asked Wright to leave the firm after he discovered that Wright had been accepting clients independently from the firm (moonlighting). Wright established his own practice and home in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, IL. By 1901, Wright's completed projects numbered approximately fifty, including many houses in his hometown.

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, Oak Park, Illinois  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, Oak Park, Illinois - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, Oak Park, Illinois  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, Oak Park, Illinois - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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Visit Oak Park, Illinois - Request Information

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, Oak Park, Illinois  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, Oak Park, Illinois - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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