Elevate Oak Park consists of a 20-story high-rise, a 5-story mid-rise, and retail space with Target and Firecakes Donuts as announced tenants. Elevate’s apartments are slated for first occupancy in the spring of 2017.
Elevate will have a mix of studio to 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. Floor plans, rent levels and finish details are not yet available.
East-facing apartments on higher floors will have a view of the downtown Chicago skyline.
Amenities, services, policies
Complete information about Elevate Oak Park’s amenities is not yet available. Renderings show a landscaped pool deck, which would make Elevate the only downtown Oak Park apartment community with a pool.
Elevate has an attached 418-space parking garage, some of which is open to the public.
Elevate Oak Park is located at the center of a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly part of downtown Oak Park, one of Chicagoland’s most attractive neighborhoods.
Elevate residents can begin a Frank Lloyd Wright walking tour a few short blocks east of the building at Unity Temple, and then head north of Elevate to view 14 Wright-designed homes in the neighborhood.
Shopping. The immediate neighborhood has an abundance of retail outlets, ranging from one-of-a-kind locally-owned boutiques to big-box national chain stores.
Whole Foods is a half-block west of Elevate, in the River Forest Town Center, which is also home to a Walgreen’s Pharmacy, DSW, Loft, Noodles & Company, Starbucks, Boston Market, Panera Bread, Chico’s, Men’s Wearhouse, Petco, Ulta, Massage Envy, LensCrafters and more. Trader Joe’s is three blocks northwest of Elevate. A Target store is slated to open in October of 2017.
There’s a seasonal farmers market a few blocks east of Elevate.
Readers find a lot to like, and friendly tips on what they might like, at the “fiercely independent” Book Table, just around the corner from Elevate.
Dining, nightlife, entertainment. There are more than 40 bars and restaurants within a short walk of Elevate. Few neighborhoods anywhere match the density and variety you’ll find in downtown Oak Park, where a recent growth spurt appears poised to accelerate.
Pizza lovers can snack on their favorite food and keep up with their favorite sports team at Lou Malnati’s.
Munch is one of the local options where vegans and vegetarians find comfort food.
The Lake Theatre is a few doors east of Elevate.
Parks, recreation. Elevate residents have convenient access to parks and recreational opportunities.
The Forest Preserve District’s Cummings Square, a block west of Elevate, has a band shell, sports fields, picnic tables and a nature sanctuary.
Transportation. Public transportation is excellent.
CTA Green Line trains reach Chicago’s Loop in under half an hour.
Downtown Oak Park is served by multiple CTA and Pace bus routes.
On / off ramps for the Eisenhower Expressway, I-290, are just over a mile from Elevate.
DIVVY bikes are available near Elevate.
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