Tag Archives: Summer 2004

Marion Mahony Griffin

The following article is paraphrased from a paper prepared for The Contemporary Club of Chicago, delivered by John K. Notz, Jr., April 26, 2002. Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 2004 Hometown Hall of Famer: Marion Mahony Griffin Marion Mahony Griffin was born in early 1871 in Chicago, where her father (a Chicago school principal), mother […]

Winnetka Park District

Gazette Article by: Joan Evanich and Elizabeth Carlson Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 2004 400 Seasons of Beautiful Parks: Park District Celebrates Centennial Concerned with public image, the citizens of 1904 were dissatisfied with the first impression of our Village. Passengers disembarking from the train at the Elm Street station were greeted with the sight […]

Village Green is Winnetka’s Spiritual Center

Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 2004 Around Your Neighborhood: Village Green is Winnetka’s Spiritual Center After 16 years in Chicago, and with the school needs of our toddler in mind, we started to look for a house in the suburbs. A friend said, “If you’re from New England and still […]