Tag Archives: William A. Otis

William Otis, c. 1890

“O” is for Otis

Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Winter 1998 One of Winnetka’s first resident architects, William A. Otis designed a number of exceptional houses and two special public buildings: Christ Church on the hill and Greeley School. Christ Church, built in 1905, may be Winnetka’s most beautiful building. Sensitively tucked into its sloping […]

645 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1999 A turn-of-the century classic The house at 645 Sheridan Road is a stately, gracious reminder of lakefront living from the turn of the century. Constructed in about 1902, its Classical Revival proportions and details reflect a grand lifestyle enjoyed by many of its owners. […]