Forest Park has a long history of distinctive locally-owned businesses which stand apart. From specialty boutiques and stores to outstanding restaurants and eateries, Forest Park has choice businessess which are unparalleled. Our small town charm and urban appeal make Madison Street and all of Forest Park a distinctive experience. We look forward to seeing you very soon.


Forest Park Plaza

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Melody Winston is the Executive Director of Corporate Property Assets for Living Word

Christian Center where she manages the organization’s multimillion dollar portfolio of assets. In addition to that role, she is the Director of Real Estate and Construction for Living Word Christian Center, the Forest Park Retail Center located in Forest Park, Illinois, (33-acres) as wellas the Washington Plaza located in Tuskegee, Alabama (17-acres). Melody oversees operations, construction, and economic development for these entities which garnered the interest and placement of national tenants such as: Walmart, Pizza Hut, Planet Fitness, Ashley Stewart, Taco Bell, Ultra Foods, Hibbett Sports and Famers Home Furniture. Additionally, Melody serves as the Vice President of Golden Eagle Aviation which is a fixed base operation that specializes in jet charters, jet maintenance, fuel services and pilot services. Golden Eagle Aviation is located in Tuskegee, Alabama at Moton Field, home of the famous Tuskegee Airmen. After all of the demands and responsibilities of business life, this Mother of four enjoys quality time with her family both immediate and extended.