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  • Lake Street Streetscape Project - Briefing for Local Businesses- March 5,2020

  • Please make the time to come along and learn about the timing of construction phases that may affect your business, how best to notify your customers and clients and who to contact if you have any questions.

    This event is hosted by the Village of Oak Park and their Better Lake Street program. They are committed to ensuring that all members of the business community stay informed and are supported throughout this process.

    No need to RSVP. Event Info


  • Lake Street Streetscape Project - Project Details and Business Info Site

  • In preparation for the streetscaping project in 2020, the Prescott Group has been working with the Village of Oak Park, the Chamber and other business organizations in creating the website www.betterlakestreet.com in order to keep business owners and the general public, better informed on the status of the project.

    The website will be populated with information about street closures, parking and other information.



  • Lake Street Streetscape Project - Construction Mitigation Program Proposal

  • UPDATE: Lake Street Streetscape Project pushed to 2020. Chicago Tribune - Oak Leaves

    Set to begin in the Spring of 2020, the Lake Street Streetscape project (pdf) is estimated to take over a year to complete. Below is the Construction Mitigation Program submitted to the Village of Oak Park by the Downtown Districts.

    For more information contact:

    email: Jim August (President of Hemingway District Business Association)

    email: Shannon Williams (Executive Director for Downtown Oak Park)


  • Business District Brand Identity/Characteristics

    In 2017, The OPRF Chamber of Commerce completed our Business Districts Project to identify the brand identity for each district, and create a distinct storyline to be used to communicate in one voice, to businesses within the district, outside the district, the community and for recruitment.


  • Business District Merchant Association Leaders:  want us to change something on this page?  Click here to access our information submission form.