Wilmette Historical Museum
609 Ridge Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091 Phone: 847-853-7666
Wilmette Historical Museum has numerous resources for researching Wilmette houses.
These include abstracts of titles, house walk programs, real estate listings from the 1940s to the 1970s, street directories, telephone books, building permit receipts, plats of survey, photographs, house files by street address, information on noted architects in Wilmette, data on houses recognized by the Wilmette Historical Society and Wilmette Preservation Commission as having historical and architectural merit. Also available are a small number of architectural plans.
Information on the Museum’s holdings can be found in its free pamphlet, "Researching the History of Your Wilmette House", available at the museum.