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October 10, 2019

Park Forest is located in the south suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, an ideal location for getting around to all the Chicagoland attractions. Sometimes, however, staying close to home can be the best option! We discovered 5 fun things to do this fall near Park Forest that...

August 1, 2019

Let's face it, in the 1940's when these housing cooperatives were built, big bathrooms were not all the rage. A modest sized washroom was all that was needed to accommodate the returning war veterans and their families. In today's magazine-worthy climate, however, it s...

July 1, 2019

Picture is the Fourth of July, it's 80­­° outside, the barbecue is smoking and you are surrounded by friends and family. You may or may not have had a few beers while enjoying a day off of work to celebrate America's freedom. As night falls, the kids get the...

May 30, 2019

Park Forest has been getting lots of heavy rain. While this water is great for brightening up the grass, trees and flowers, it can be problematic for low land areas. When the land is saturated with water, like it is right now, keeping our basements dry can be difficult...

May 7, 2019

Relaxing in your co-op living room while watching birds feed out of your feeder can be a very rewarding experience. Many people question what species the birds are so they may be easily named as they arrive. Below, we have listed the top 5 birds you are likely to find...

April 5, 2019

An American classic, grilling brings joy and the scent of charcoal to spring days and summer nights. Many who live in the Cedarwood Housing Cooperative enjoy the charred flavor of a nicely-grilling piece of meat, but in the interest and safety of all the neighbors, we...

March 5, 2019

Nestled in the heart of the South suburbs yet close enough to the city of Chicago, Cedarwood Housing Cooperative, in Park Forest, Illinois, is in an ideal location for festival-goers. We asked our residents what their favorite events of the year are in the Chicagoland...

February 5, 2019

Purchasing a home in our housing cooperative is an exciting time for many. However, for some, it can also be intimidating and stressful. As with any relocation, there are many moving parts all going on at one time: applying, financing, packing, moving, renting trucks,...

January 7, 2019

Financially speaking, owning a home within a housing cooperative makes a lot of sense. There are exclusive benefits afforded to co-op members that single-family homeowners and renters do not enjoy. Maintenance fees are nominal, overhead is very low and the tax burden i...

December 4, 2018

We all know that warm fuzzy feeling we get around December when the sights and smells of the holidays start rolling out. We put up decorations, start baking cookies and write out our Christmas or Kwanzaa cards. All is well until January (or February for some) when the...

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