Upcoming Events at the McAninch Arts Center

girl in long gown performing on stage

An easy drive from Brookdale on the Park is a destination that offers the most diverse programming in the area: The McAninch Arts Center! Fresh from its 35 million dollar renovation, this beautiful complex is dedicated to giving the residents of west suburban Chicago continued access to the arts. Since opening in 1981, the center […]

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Explore Three Historic Structures at the Lombard Historical Society

old carriage house

If you enjoy learning about a time gone by, then don’t miss visiting the┬áLombard Historical Society. It’s known for maintaining three historic structures, and the staff states that “as stewards of Lombard’s heritage, we will make the past meaningful in order to impact our community’s present and future.” The buildings include: Sheldon Peck Homestead Built […]

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Visit the First Division Museum

Three WWII Soldiers Defending Their Position. Guns and Bayonetts out and ready. This image has a "wet plate" look about it that adds to realism. You will see grain, scratches, spots, dust and other such aged related photo conditions.

During both World Wars and Vietnam, the brave men of the 1st Infantry Division were the first to deploy and engage in battle. This unit is the Army’s oldest and longest continuously active division, and just sixteen minutes from Brookdale on the Park Apartments is the First Division Museum, dedicated to telling the division’s incredible […]

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