Tag Archives: Joan Evanich

WWII Winnetka Veterans

Gazette Article by: Joan Evanich Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2002 World War II will not be forgotten if Stephanie Welter’s eighth grade students have anything to say about it. The staff of the Winnetka Historical Society joined with Washburne School teachers and students on an exciting history project. Incorporating history, math, science and English, […]

Winnetka Park District

Gazette Article by: Joan Evanich and Elizabeth Carlson Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 2004 400 Seasons of Beautiful Parks: Park District Celebrates Centennial Concerned with public image, the citizens of 1904 were dissatisfied with the first impression of our Village. Passengers disembarking from the train at the Elm Street station were greeted with the sight […]

5 Indian Hill Road

Gazette Article by: Joan Evanich Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 2003 House of the Season: 5 Indian Hill Road First known as “Wynwyd Estate,” the house at 5 Indian Hill Road was designed in 1922 by noted California architect and AIA Fellow Reginald D. Johnson. Early in his career, MIT graduate Johnson was known primarily […]

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 […]

The Cradle of Winnetka

Gazette Article by: Joan Evanich Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2003 Around Your Neighborhood: The Cradle of Winnetka Imagine you are on an August trip in the family vehicle —hot, tired and looking for a place to stop. You have been traveling for a long time and the kids are getting cranky. Now imagine it […]

Research-Restoration-Rehabilitation

Gazette Article by: Penny Kohlmeyer Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1999 The Three R’s of Old House Ownership On March 14, 1999 a program was presented by the Winnetka Historical Society. It was offered in response to frequent requests from Winnetka residents for information on researching, restoring and rehabbing their houses. Nan Greenough, former Chair […]