OAK LAWN, IL – Buyers who purchase new homes at Prairie Town Center, the new condominium development located off 95th Street at Cook Avenue in Oak Lawn, appreciate the many benefits the Oak Lawn community offers.
Close to home, Prairie Town Center is just a short walk away from such attractions as Freshline Grocery, Starbucks Coffee, Potbelly Sandwich Works, Citibank, Dunkin Donuts, the Vino Tinto wine bar, Cold Stone Creamery, Al’s Beef, Nancy’s Pizza and Hollywood Video.
Easy access to downtown Chicago is available via the Metra Southwest Service commuter train, whose depot is just a few steps away from Prairie Town Center. There, residents can commute to work downtown via quick and convenient rail access.
Located across the street from Prairie Town Center are the village hall, library, senior center and public safety buildings.
In addition to all the stores and services within a two-block radius, Prairie Town Center residents also enjoy access to transportation, medical care, recreational facilities, shopping and cultural facilities the equal of any big city, while remaining one of the most affordable communities in the Chicago area.
Quality medical care can be found nearby at the 695-bed Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Its state-designated Level 1 trauma center registers nearly 80,000 emergency patients’ visits annually, making the institution one of the largest emergency and trauma centers in Illinois. Almost 900 physicians are affiliated with the hospital.
Also located on the Advocate Christ Medical Center campus is Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital, a 69-bed pediatric hospital.
Shopping is plentiful, thanks to 1,200 Oak Lawn merchants. A short drive away in Chicago Ridge are the Chicago Ridge Mall and Chicago Ridge Commons shopping centers, offering a combined 150 retail stores, restaurants and 10 first-run movie screens.
Recreational needs at all levels are met through the Oak Lawn Park District. The Park District maintains more than 300 acres of parks, recreational facilities and open land. Twenty three parks offer a large variety of playgrounds, walking paths, ball fields and picnic facilities. Also available are indoor and outdoor tennis courts, three outdoor swimming pools, a driving range, a natural wetland refuge, an indoor ice arena, two fitness centers, a community theater, a skate park and the 18-hole Stony Creek Golf Course with a year-round clubhouse.
Residents of every religious denomination can likely find a place to worship at one of 36 different churches located within Oak Lawn’s borders.
For people who entertain out-of-town guests, Oak Lawn could not be more centrally located. Midway Airport is located only three miles away for convenient pick up and drop off of out-of-town visitors. The 180-room Hilton Oak Lawn offers luxurious hotel accommodations, while other hotels in Oak Lawn offer a total of 155 rooms.
Residents who don’t have a car have a back-up, as RTA buses travel throughout Oak Lawn and surrounding areas. The RTA even provides direct service from downtown Oak Lawn to White Sox and Bears games, allowing spectators to enjoy the games without worrying about driving to and from the games.
Beverly, one of Chicago’s loveliest neighborhoods, is a short drive away. Cultural needs can be met at the Beverly Arts Center (BAC).
The Beverly Arts Center is a cultural center offering classes in art, music, dance and theater; rotating exhibitions of contemporary art: and one of the most dynamic performing arts programs in the city. The Beverly Arts Center also offers BAC Cinema, a weekly film series offering foreign, independent and classic films to satisfy the tastes of all discriminating film goers.
Since launching sales in late 2006, phase one of Prairie Town Center is more than 90 percent sold, with its first residents moving in this April. The second phase of Prairie Town Center recently launched sales and is slated for occupancy in 2009.
At Prairie Town Center, homes range in size from 844 square feet to 1,461 square feet and are one bedroom and one-and-half-baths, two bedroom and two baths, or three bedrooms and two baths. Prices range from $185,900 to $327,900 (prices subject to change without notice). The price includes one heated, indoor parking space and an individual storage locker. Exterior parking is also available.
The Prairie Town Center and Arbor Court Information Center is located at 5239 W. 95th Street in Oak Lawn. Following the grand opening weekend, hours of operation are daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, please call (708) 857-2900
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