Tag Archives: Preservation

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2015 Winnetka Preservation Awards

By Nan Greenough Every spring the Winnetka Landmark Preservation Commission accepts nominations for the annual Preservation Awards program and conducts an award presentation at a Village Council meeting in the fall. The Preservation Awards program seeks to honor construction projects that have helped preserve the history and character of the Village. Private, commercial, and public […]

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2013 Winnetka Preservation Awards

The Winnetka Preservation Awards program seeks to honor those construction projects that have helped preserve the history and character of the Village.  The program has three categories of awards: Restoration, Rehabilitation, and New Construction.  The Winnetka Landmark Preservation Commission presented Preservation Awards to three Winnetka properties at the October 1, 2013 Village Council meeting.  All […]

40 Woodley Road

Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2003 House of the Season: The Home and Studio of John Nash Ott If you turn down one of the many offshoots of the spaghetti-like maze that is Woodley Road, you may find yourself on a country lane that curves around to the right and […]

Winnetka Preservation Awards

Appeared in the Gazette: Fall/Winter 2008 In June the Winnetka Landmark Preservation Commission named the winners of its 2008 Preservation Awards in three categories. The winner of the restoration award is the house at 72 Fox Lane, designed in the 1920s by S.S. Beman in the Spanish Revival style. Owners Drew and Alison McNally hired […]

949 Fisher Lane

Gazette Article by: Susan Benjamin Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1997 One of the North Shore’s most avant garde homes, the Walter T. Fisher house, is located on a quiet, wooded lane in Winnetka. Aggressively modern, it preceded the 1932 Museum of Modern Art exhibition that introduced European modernism (later known as the International Style) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]