Tag Archives: Nan Greenough

Winnetka Way: An Authentic Winnetka Experience

Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1999 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 earliest childhood shopping memory is of Marilyn […]

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 […]

Ken Behles Named Winnetka Man of the Year

Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2009 For his exceptional volunteer work over many years, Ken Behles has been named Man of the Year by the Winnetka Chamber of Commerce. The Historical Society was proud to nominate Ken for this honor based on his service to the community and his irreplaceable […]

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 […]

660 Pine Street

<img src=”images/58t.jpg” class = “left” /> Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 2010 One of the most distinctive houses in Winnetka stands at 660 Pine Street. It started out as a 1905 Arts and Crafts design by highly regarded architect W.C. Zimmerman (this is documented in the December 3, 1904 issue […]

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Summer of ’44: A Local Story

Gazette Article by Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2011 Dramatic World War II stories from the battlefront understandably obscure the quieter tales on the home front. Yet nearly everyone within our country’s borders experienced the war effort though ration cards, recycling requirements, and product scarcity. Labor shortages in manufacturing made jobs outside the […]