Workshop to Address Housing & Transit-Oriented Development

Information from the Village of Oak Park

Workshop on housing & transit-oriented development

Residents, business owners and stakeholders are invited to participate in an interactive community visioning workshop on the future role of housing and transit-oriented development in Oak Park, including a possible cap for portions of the Eisenhower Expressway.

In addition to community wide challenges and opportunities, the group will discuss the Madison Avenue corridor and the future of Oak Park Avenue as it intersects I-290 (including IDOT proposals to widen the expressway).  You can offer comment and input at an important meeting on Thursday, September 8th.
Participants will use keypad electronic polling

The workshop is scheduled for 7 – 9:30 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 8, at the 19th Century Club, 178 Forest Ave.  Participants will use keypad electronic polling on factors that may influence future decisions. Representatives from the Village, West Cook Housing Collaborative, Metropolitan Planning Council, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and nonprofit lender IFF will lead the discussion. For more information and to RSVP, call 708.358.5410 or e-mail