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  • Welcome to Downtown Oak Park!

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  • About Downtown Oak Park

    First started as the Harlem Lake Marion Corporation in 1988, Downtown Oak Park is a downtown business association comprised of property owner and retail owner members within Oak Park’s Special Service Area #1. Its mission is to promote business development and expansion of Oak Park’s central business district. To achieve these goals, Downtown Oak Park undertakes the following efforts:

    • Promotional and advertising campaigns
    • Cultural events
    • Establishment of uniform business standards and property maintenance standards
    • Enhancement and maintenance of the public areas
    • Support our district’s aesthetic environment, working to continually improve our tenant mix.

    Downtown Oak Park encourages a spirit of cooperation and the maintenance of high business standards among its Members. Downtown Oak Park, as a partner agency of the Village of Oak Park, works cooperatively with the local government and other local agencies to make Downtown Oak Park a great place to shop, dine, work, play and live.


    Where is Downtown Oak Park?

    Downtown Oak Park is the area surrounding the intersection of Marion Street and Lake Street.


    What Does the Downtown Oak Park District Merchant Association do?

    Explain functions and benefits here

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