Oak Brook Village, DuPage County, Illinois (IL)

Oak Brook Village

DuPage County, Illinois

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Oak Brook Village Hall is located at 1200 Oak Brook Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523.
Phone: 630‑368‑5000.


  • Breakenridge Farm
  • Briarwood Lakes
  • Brittwood Creek
  • Brook Forest
  • Chambord
  • Chateau Loire
  • Forest Gate
  • Forest Glen
  • Ginger Creek
  • Gingerbrook
  • Heritage Oaks
  • Hunter Trails
  • Merry Lane
  • Midwest Chase
  • Midwest Club
  • Oak Brook Club
  • Oak Brook Colony
  • Oak Brook Lakes
  • Oak Brook Towers
  • Royal Hills Club
  • Saddle Brook
  • Steeple Chase
  • Timber Trails
  • Trinity Lakes
  • Woodside Estates
  • York Woods
  • Yorkshire Woods

Frank Osgood Butler began acquiring land along Salt Creek in 1898. His son, Paul, was largely responsible for Oak Brook's development as an affluent suburb. Paul began investing in neighboring farmland during the 1920s. Individuals began building homes on small parcels. In the 1930s, local homeowners, together with some farmers, established a community club which began to assert the area with its own identity, separate from Hinsdale and Elmhurst. Butler continued to accumulate land and developed what becam a nationally renowned golf club and polo club. The Village was incorporated in 1958 at which time Butler owned much of the property within the municipal boundary. In 1962 the Marshall Field Company opened the Oakbrook Shopping center which quickly became the commercial center of the village. During the 1960s a number of nationally prominent corporations (Armourh &l Company, Eastman Kodak, McDonalds and others) opened offices in Oak Brook. Several luxury residential subidivisions were built in the 1960s. [1]

  1. Chicago Historical Society, Oak Brook, IL, www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org, accessed November, 2013.
  2. Nearby Towns: Addison Vlg • Downers Grove Vlg • Elmhurst City • Hinsdale Vlg • La Grange Park Vlg •

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