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Winnetka’s Spiegel Family: Installment Credit Pioneers

By Tane Beecham For more than four decades, 410 Sheridan Road was home to the Spiegels, founding family of the Chicago-based mail order company, Spiegel Inc., and its iconic “Spiegel Catalog.” Universally known to consumers in the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s, the company opened its doors in 1865 under the name “J. Spiegel & Company” […]

140 Sheridan Road

140 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Laurie Petersen Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2009 House of the Season: The Felix Lowy House Designed by Mayo and Mayo in 1925, the Felix Lowy House at 140 Sheridan Road is one of Winnetka’s most formal examples of the popular Tudor Revival style. The design takes its inspiration from grand Elizabethan […]