Oak Lawn, Illinois
Oak Lawn is a community nestled in the heart of Cook County, Illinois. It's only 15 miles south of the City of Chicago. Oak Lawn is the home of many diverse housing units and it is an easy to reach location. It offers its citizens many advantages including a park district with youth programs, excellent athletic and leisure programs as well as the Children's Museum of Oak Lawn.
The village has a long and storied history. It was first settled in about 1842 as a heavily wooded area converted to farming.
As the community grew, so did its maturity as a community with a wide range of commercial, retail services and businesses. Most of these establishments are located along the main streets of the downtown area of the village. Oak Lawn is also home to Advocate Christ Hospital, the area's largest hospital, which employs almost 3,500 persons.
Oak Lawn also has affordable housing, community services and its close proximity to the City of Chicago is attractive to young families. Oak Lawn is easily accessible to Chicago's Loop by Metra and major expressways.
One of the many annual events hosted by the Village of Oak Lawn is the annual Fall on the Green Festival that is held the weekend after Labor Day. This family friendly event has everything in a festival - food, entertainment, games, and vendors of all types. This event takes place on the Village Green located at 95th Street & Cook Avenue. There is no charge for admission, parking or rides.
Kreisman Law Offices handles Illinois lawsuits for the entire Chicago metropolitan area, including the Village of Oak Lawn. Chicago's Kreisman Law Offices has over 40 years of trial experience and specializes in a wide range of legal services, including Illinois personal injury law, Illinois product defect/product liability law, Illinois medical malpractice claims, and Illinois nursing home abuse cases. Please call us 24 hours a day at 312.346.0045 or toll free 800.583.8002 for a free and immediate consultation, or complete a contact form online.