Tag Archives: New Trier

New Trier’s Centennial Odyssey

Gazette Article by: Robyn DeKoven Grossberg Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2000 The First 50 Years: New Trier’s Centennial Odyssey On February 4, 1901, 76 boys and girls braved the blustery cold and snowdrifts to make their way towards the new brick school building on Winnetka Avenue. As seven teachers greeted the eager students, the […]

The Short, Heroic Life of Philip Comfort Starr

Gazette Article by: Duff Peterson Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 2010 Editor’s Note: Not all of Winnetka’s streets are named after trees. If you’ve ever wondered about the stories behind the familiar street names in Winnetka the following article takes us back to World War I, and is particularly timely in light of our upcoming […]

Saints Faith, Hope and Charity

Gazette Article by: Malachi Flanagan, M.D. Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1998 Founded in 1936, Saints Faith, Hope and Charity Parish was named in honor of three young girls who were martyred in Rome early in the second century. The late Cardinal George Mundelein purchased a 3.5-acre lot at the corner of Linden Street, Hill […]