Oak Lawn, Illinois
Oak Lawn is a community with a distinctive “home town” atmosphere, a place where people really get to know their neighbors. However, a visitor could easily forget that this beautiful, peaceful suburban village is only minutes away from Chicago, third largest city in the nation. Village fathers past and present, have exhibited an unusually mature responsibility for developing a fine quality of life.
A responsible mayor-village manager form of government plans for the future economic, cultural and human needs of the over 57,000 residents. It continues to develop services which have been recognized as leadership programs by the state and nation.