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Frank Windes' plans for the track depression project, 1906. Notice how similar his designs are to the way the tracks and bridge appear today at Elm Street.

“F” is for Frank Windes

Gazette Article by Daniel Berenbeg, Fall 1996 Updated 2022 Frank Windes played a major role in many aspects of Winnetka’s development, from civil engineering to the Fourth of July celebration. Born in Jasper, Tennessee in 1872, he moved here from Chicago with his family in 1879. Windes grew up in Winnetka, attending Winnetka schools and […]