Tag Archives: Italianate

232 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 1999 Winnetka’s Italian Villas In 1926 building permits were issued to Leah White for five houses to be constructed in the “Winnetka Villas” subdivision on Sheridan Road. It is a fitting name for these unique Italian-styled buildings. Located along the North Shore’s most scenic thoroughfare, […]

The Former Gage house, 1175 Whitebridge Hill, Winnetka, WHS Object ID 3321.21

House of the Season: Two Faces of an Historic House

Gazette Article by: Joan Peck Have you ever wondered where Gage Street got its name?  It came from one of Winnetka’s first settlers, Jared Gage.  He moved from New York State to Chicago, where he operated the first steam flour mill.  Later he went into banking with his nephew, John C. Haines, who became mayor […]