The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Village Hall Wall of Fame

The Village of Oak Park is unique in many ways. But among its most interesting aspects is the wide range of notable people who have called our community home.

Some are world-renowned writers and architects. Others are best known in particular circles, like medicine and the arts. Still others are known mostly to Oak Parkers who chose this community because of the diversity programs and policies these leaders helped create. Each and every one of these individuals is connected by a common thread - they were or still are Oak Parkers.

That a mere 4.5 square miles could be home to so many notable people is remarkable. The images and quotes now adorning the walls of Village Hall are intended to give visitors to the seat of local government a glimpse into the lives of a few of the notable people who have shared this community. Click on the names below to read about these famous Oak Parkers.