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The North Shore Laundry building, c. 1950s.

The Laundry: Still Fresh at 40

By Laurie Petersen Updated 2022 In January 1976, the Winnetka Talk featured the surprising headline, “Doing the Laundry can be fun.” This was because a large commercial laundry building in the middle of the Village would no longer be taking in dirty clothing—it would instead offer elegant new apparel for sale. It would also have […]