Tag Archives: Fall 2009

Winnetka Way: David James (part 3)

Appeared in the Fall 2009 Gazette _Former long-time Winnetka resident David James shared a place of honor with his fellow surviving Tuskegee Airmen at the inauguration of President Barack Obama in January.  This article, a continuation of one that appeared in the Spring 2009 Gazette, offers more glimpses of his fascinating life drawn from a […]

Winnetka’s Artistic Past

Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2009 <img src=”images/35t.jpg” class = “right” />The Historical Society’s new exhibit, _Palette of Our Past: Artists in Winnetka_, features artists who put Winnetka on the map in the fine arts world. Educated at some of the most highly-regarded art schools, exhibiting their work throughout the […]

140 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Laurie Petersen Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2009 *House of the Season: The Felix Lowy House* <img src=”images/36t.jpg” class = “left” />Designed by Mayo and Mayo in 1925, the Felix Lowy House at 140 Sheridan Road is one of Winnetka’s most formal examples of the popular Tudor Revival style. The design takes […]

Record Year for Preservation Awards

Gazette Article by: Courtney Jennings Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2009 <img src=”images/37t.jpg” class = “right” />It was a very good year for preservation in Winnetka! On June 16, at the Village Council Meeting, the Winnetka Landmark Preservation Commission named eight Winnetka properties winners of Preservation Awards. The Preservation Awards Program honors construction or reconstruction […]

Contact 411: Rock Hudson

Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2009 Each issue of the Gazette includes a response from the Historical Society staff at 411 Linden to a research request received from the public. *Question* I am writing from FLORIANFILM, a German film production company, producing a 90-minute documentary about Rock Hudson. As you certainly know, Winnetka is his […]

140 Sheridan Road

140 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Laurie Petersen Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2009 House of the Season: The Felix Lowy House Designed by Mayo and Mayo in 1925, the Felix Lowy House at 140 Sheridan Road is one of Winnetka’s most formal examples of the popular Tudor Revival style. The design takes its inspiration from grand Elizabethan […]