Tag Archives: Fall 2000

Herbert L. Woolhiser

Gazette Article by:Laurie Starrett Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2000 A valuable and beloved citizen Tucked away on the bluff above Tower Road Beach in the northeast corner near the picnic area is a small wildlife and bird sanctuary, consisting of a trickling pool surrounded by flagstones nestled in trees and spring blooming wildflowers. This […]

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 […]

731 Prospect Avenue

Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2000 Commanding the bluff that overlooks Sheridan Road and the lake, the James L. Houghteling house at 731 Prospect Avenue is an impeccable example of a Shingle Style house, so popular at the turn of the century. Shingle Style is drawn from the Queen Anne […]

Congregation Hakafa

Gazette Article by: Rabbi Robert J. Marx Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2000 Hakafa—the name means circle. The Hakafa community thinks of itself in this way– as a circle in which members support and help one another in acts of worship and study, service and love. In 1983, several families approached me about creating a […]

New Trier’s Centennial Odyssey

Gazette Article by: Robyn DeKoven Grossberg Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2000 The First 50 Years: New Trier’s Centennial Odyssey On February 4, 1901, 76 boys and girls braved the blustery cold and snowdrifts to make their way towards the new brick school building on Winnetka Avenue. As seven teachers greeted the eager students, the […]

Winnetka Way: The Brown House

Gazette Article by: Miriam Fetcher Steel Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2000 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continue to the present. My four brothers and I were born […]