Oak Park. 1
Village (1990 pop. 53,648), Cook co., NE Ill., a residential suburb adjacent to Chicago; settled 1833, inc. 1901. Some 25 houses there and the Unity Temple (1908) were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
, who lived in the village (1889–1909). Wright's home and studio complex (1889–1911) is now a museum. Ernest Hemingway
was born in Oak Park.
2 City (1990 pop. 30,462), Oakland co., SE Mich., a suburb of Detroit; inc. 1927. It is chiefly residential, but there is some industry. Products include sheet and fabricated metal, foods, and textiles.
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