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Winnetka’s First Real Estate Boom a Bust

Article by Frank A. Windes, Winnetka Village Engineer Reprinted from the Winnetka Talk, March 8, 1930 Appeared in Gazette: Spring 1994 As we sit here in modern-day Winnetka concerned with such issues as real estate taxes, property values, schools, lakefront erosion, recycling, and changes in our refuse-collection service, it is interesting to reminisce about how […]