Explore the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Teepee with a background of Blackfoot writing/ communication symbols.

Did you know that Oak Park Place is near one of the only cultural institutions that exclusively centers on the art, history, and culture of the American Indian and First Nation peoples? We’re talking about the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, and it has welcomed visitors since 1977. The museum features an extensive collection, and […]

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Visit a Chicago Landmark: the Historic Water Tower

Some of the most rewarding things to do in Chicago involve the city’s rich cultural heritage. Pay a visit to its most iconic landmark, the Historic Water Tower, located at 806 N. Michigan Avenue in the heart of the Magnificent Mile. The elegant building was designed by noted Chicago architect William W. Boyington and built […]

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Get Out to Millennium Park to See the "An Anatomy In Photographs" Exhibit

Take advantage of all of the great things to do in Chicago this summer, like seeing the fascinating exhibits at Millennium Park. Millenium Park is located about 30 minutes to the east of Oak Park Place and offers many special events throughout the year. This summer, the exhibit “An Anatomy in Photographs” will celebrate Millennium Park’s 10th […]

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