Elevate Oak Park, Lake St & Maple Ave, Oak Park

Rendering, Elevate Oak Park, IL

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 was developed by Lennar Multifamily and Clark Street Real Estate. FitzGerald Associates is the architecture firm.

The apartments

Elevate will have a mix of studio to 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. Floor plans, rent levels and finish details are not yet available.

View east from Oak Park

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.

The location

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.

Unity Temple, Oak Park

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, River Forest
Trader Joe's, Oak Park

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.

Careful Peach, Oak ParkFiloni, Park Park
Sugarcup, Oak ParkTwo Story Farmhouse, Oak Park

Careful Peach, Filoni, Sugarcup and Two Story Farmhouse are just a few of the quirky, personality-laden boutiques near Elevate.

Book Table, Oak ParkBook Table, Oak Park

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.

Q-BBQ Oak ParkQ-BBQ Oak Park
Nando's Peri-Peri, Oak ParkNando's Peri-Peri, Oak Park

Recent openings include Q-BBQ and Nando’s Peri-Peri.

Cozy Corner, Oak Park
Delia's Kitchen, Oak Park

Go-to spots for breakfast near Elevate include Cozy Corner and Delia’s Kitchen.

Lou Malnati's, Oak ParkLou Malnati's Oak Park

Pizza lovers can snack on their favorite food and keep up with their favorite sports team at Lou Malnati’s.

Munch, Oak ParkMunch, Oak Park

Munch is one of the local options where vegans and vegetarians find comfort food.

Beer Shop, Oak Park Connolly's, Oak Park
Lake Street Bar, Oak Park Poor Phil's, Oak Park

There’s no shortage of bars nearby, including Beer Shop, Connolly’s, Lake Street Kitchen + Bar and Poor Phil’s.

Lake Theatre, Oak Park

The Lake Theatre is a few doors east of Elevate.

Parks, recreation. Elevate residents have convenient access to parks and recreational opportunities.

Austin Gardens Park, Oak Park

Austin Gardens Park, home to the Oak Park Festival Theatre, is a block from Elevate.

Scoville Park, Oak Park

Scoville Park, a few blocks east, hosts summer concerts and movies in the park.

Cummings Square, River Forest

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.

Elevate, view from Oak Park Metra stop

Elevate is directly adjacent to CTA and Metra stops. Metra’s Oak Park station connects to the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago in about 18 minutes.

CTA Green Line trains reach Chicago’s Loop in under half an hour.

30 bus at Oak Park Metra station

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 near Elevate

DIVVY bikes are available near Elevate.

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Elevate Oak Park

Address 150Lake St & Maple Ave
City Oak Park 60301
# of Units 271
Pets Pet-friendly, subject to limits
Parking On-site garage
Completed 2017
Management Lennar
Website Elevate Oak Park

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