West Suburban Medical Center

West Suburban Medical Center provides residents of Oak Park, IL and surrounding areas comfort and care. Staff at WSMC, a 234-bed facility provide are committed to offering patients and their families the resources they need to live happier, healthier lives. West Suburban is one of only 18 hospitals in Illinois to achieve an “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group—and they have earned it 13 consecutive years!

Community Overview

Oak Park, a tree-lined and bike-friendly suburb of Chicago, has an impressive artistic pedigree: it’s the largest selection of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes, has an active arts community with numerous theatrical, music, dance and fine arts productions, and is famous for being the birthplace of Ernest Hemingway.

Oak Park made the 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live! Lake and Marion Streets offer diverse dining options, including Katy‘s Dumpling House and La Notte Ristorante.

The community boasts excellent schools, parks and libraries, and has great local shops and downtown area. Not only is Oak Park a terrific community in which to live and raise a family, it’s only a half-hour train ride to Chicago. It’s also close to O’Hare!

Neighborhoods and Housing

Oak Park is a great place to live thanks to its variety of affordably priced housing, a bustling downtown area, and proximity to Chicago. Perfect residential landscaping and 13 parks provide a variety of scenery and options for strolling, running, dog-walking, and biking. Oak Park’s population is made up mostly of families, professionals, and artists.

Cultural Amenities

Although Oak Park is a short train or car ride to Chicago’s cultural cornucopia, it is home to its own art league and art galleries galore, abundant music in a variety of venues, and restaurants and cafes that appeal to every palate. Prefer to cook? Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are at your disposal.

Outdoor Activities

Oak Park’s treelined parkways and urban forest make it a perennial Tree City U.S.A. From concerts to farmer’s markets, the many parks always have something going on, so residents are never at a loss for things to do outdoors.