Tag Archives: Spring/Summer 2006

698 Blackthorn Lane

Gazette Article by: Susan Curry Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2006 The Henry T. Stanton House The site of this year (2006)’s Winnetka Historical Society Benefit Gala was a glamorous newcomer in the 1920s, built for a pillar of the Chicago business community and featured nationally in House and Garden magazine. If walls could speak, […]

The Changing Landscape of Winnetka

The Changing Landscape of Winnetka Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2006 The Natural Style My last article about the landscape of Winnetka (Autumn/Winter 2005 Gazette) discussed the early settlers in an agrarian society. Animals were kept out of kitchen gardens with fences. Fruit trees were planted around the house and […]

Winnetka Way: Herbert Butz

Gazette Article by: Herbert Butz Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2006 Leaving Winnetka on the 8:05 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continue to the present. I knew there […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. in Winnetka

Gazette Article by: Betsy Landes Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2006 Few of today’s Winnetka residents may be aware of, and fewer still may have actually witnessed, the event forty years ago that drew the largest crowd ever assembled on the Village Green. On the evening of July 25, 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., […]

The Hubbard Woods Ice Skating Studio

Gazette Article by: Shelley Galloway Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2006 Long before Winnetka opened its public ice rink on Hibbard Road, local skaters of all ages and abilities enjoyed an indoor, year-round ice skating facility in Hubbard Woods. It was located at 915 Linden Avenue (now Green Bay Road), a space formerly occupied by […]