Tag Archives: Fall 2004

Rock Hudson

Gazette Article by: Maura Rogan Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2004 Rock Hudson: In Winnetka We Called Him Roy The handsome, leading man of Pillow Talk and more than 70 other Hollywood pictures wasn’t always known as Rock Hudson. Roy Harold Scherer, Jr., was born on November 17, 1925, to Winnetka’s Katherine Wood Scherer, a […]

Winnetka/Northfield Rotary Club

Gazette Article by: Suzanne Timble Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2004 The Winnetka Rotary Club is celebrating its 80th anniversary. It held its first meeting on May 24, 1924, at the Winnetka Community House, and to this day, the weekly meetings are held at the same location. In 2002, the name of the Club was […]

1180 Westmoor Road

Gazette Article by: Joan Evanich Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2004 House of the Season: The 1928 Vernon Welsh Home “What a great party house!” This statement was heard over and over again at the Society’s annual Gala graciously hosted by Bruce and Kristin Koepfgen. The Southern Colonial style home at 1180 Westmoor (formerly Fig […]

A Unique Architectural Gem in Forest Glen

Gazette Article by: Susan Curry Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2004 Winnetkans will tell you that their Village is special, but the neighbors in Forest Glen feel they live at the heart of the matter. Every good thing about Winnetka seems magnified in this private, leafy enclave. Occupants will point with pride to the diversity […]

Winnetka Neighborhoods: Forest Glen

Gazette Article by: Nancy Elmer, Audrey Loewenthal and Penny Pirsein Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2004 Forest Glen is a unique community within the larger community of Winnetka. It includes 57 houses, all two-story, and almost all colonial in style. The entrances at Forest Glen East and West are defined by pillars, and the approximately […]

The Changing Landscape of Winnetka

Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2004 The Beginning What did the first residents of Winnetka find when they traveled north from Chicago and settled on the shores of Lake Michigan? This article begins a series of articles discussing the changing face of the landscape of the North Shore. What was […]

Elm Street Then and Now

Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2004 <img src=”images/13t.jpg” class = “left” /> Much has changed in Winnetka over the past 100 years, as is revealed in these photographs of Elm Street, looking east from Chestnut. Notice the different street surfaces. Although macadam pavement of streets began in Winnetka in 1895, […]