Panel hails preservation excellence
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Nov 2010, p. 12

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The Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission honored recipients of its annual Historic Preservation Awards at a ceremony co-hosted by the Wilmette Historic Museum. Awards were presented to Brian and Tami Quinn for the exterior and interior restoration of their home at 1000 Chestnut Avenue. The house was designed in 1922 by architect Alfred Alschuler. Homeowners Elliott and Christine Schiff were recognizedfor restoration on their home at 1134 Elmwood Ave., built in 1871 for the Gage family. St. Joseph Church, 1747 Lake Ave., was recognized for the restoration of the port-cochere and bell tower. Architect Michael Bonick and contractors Kellermeyer Godfryt Hart Architects and Engineers were also recognized. Wilmette Public Library was honored for interior renovation of the ground floor. Architect Paul A. Steinbrecher and contractor Interactive Design Inc. were also recognized. The First Congregational Church was awarded a Sympathetic Addition Award for the addition of a handicap-accessible entrance. Architect Eckenhoff Saunders Architects and project manager Stephen Austin and contractor C&P Remodeling were recognized. 510 Washington St. was honored for Sympathetic Addition. The house was designed by architect George Washington Maher. The commission also honored the Behles, 730 Lake Ave., for an addition to their 1906 home. Architect Jeff Harting of Fangmann Gensburg Harting Architects and contractor Dan Schmidt of Haegeland & Schmidt Builders were recognized. Homeowners Elissa Morgante and Fred Wilson were honored for their new construction at 1537 Washington Ave. designed to fit into its historic street location.

Photograph 1000 Chestnut Ave. and exterior St. Joseph Catholic Church.
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18 Nov 2010
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Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission
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Panel hails preservation excellence