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915 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Winter 1996   Edgecliff’s Enduring Elegance One of Winnetka’s architectural gems can be glimpsed beyond its imposing Sheridan Road gatehouses. Known as Edgecliff, 915 Sheridan Road was designed by architect Samuel Marx for Max Epstein. Completed in 1930, the house couples a classic French design with […]

Vive le North Shore Art League

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2000 Vive le North Shore Art League If a picture is worth 1000 words, then the colorful history of the North Shore Art League would fill volumes. In November 1924, “Chief” J.W.F. Davies (one of the founders of the Winnetka Community House) and Mrs. John […]

175 Chestnut Street

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2001 House of the Season: Becoming A Seyfarth Sleuth Of the architects practicing along the North Shore in the first half of the 20th century there is one whose work is easily recognizable. Robert Seyfarth’s homes reflect a strong sense of proportion and light applied […]

181, 191, and 199 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1998 House of the Season: Three Revival Styles Grace Sheridan Road Sunday drives along Sheridan Road to view some of this country’s most elegant real estate is a long-standing tradition for visitors and residents alike. The three houses located at 181, 191, and 199 Sheridan […]

435 Willow Road

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Winter 1997 House of the Season Colonial Revival: A Winnetka Tale The house at 435 Willow Road was built during a period of rapid growth in the 1920s and 1930s. During the first three decades of this century, the population of Winnetka expanded from 3,500 to […]

232 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 1999 Winnetka’s Italian Villas In 1926 building permits were issued to Leah White for five houses to be constructed in the “Winnetka Villas” subdivision on Sheridan Road. It is a fitting name for these unique Italian-styled buildings. Located along the North Shore’s most scenic thoroughfare, […]

270 Scott Avenue

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1997 House of the Season: An American Gothic in Winnetka A picturesque Victorian Gothic at 270 Scott Avenue is a reminder of life in Winnetka in the late 1800s before the village became a commuter suburb. A pastoral, rural atmosphere prevailed—a wonderful setting for an […]

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455 Birch Street

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1994 The house behind the fence at 455 Birch is full of a maverick spirit. Besides being one of the most whimsical architectural treasures on the North Shore, its last owner, Georgia Maverick Lloyd, was drawn back to her childhood home after an absence of […]

510 Ash Street

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1994 Victorian Gothic on the Move By the time of Winnetka’s incorporation in March of 1869, population growth was steady and many new residents were building homes near the main business district. The house at 510 Ash Street provides a glimpse of Winnetka in these […]

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760 Bryant Avenue

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1998 Tribute to a Classic Style The house at 760 Bryant Avenue is a classic example of Colonial Revival, an architectural style that has remained popular in America for over 200 years. Together with “Winnetka Tudor,” Colonial Revival houses are the most commonly seen in […]