The Growth of Wilmette: Changes in the lake front


Description
Creator:
Henderson, Charles Clinton, Cartographer
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Maps
Description:
Map of Wilmette, Illinois, showing changes that have occurred in the historical shore line of Lake Michigan to 1949. Also records former and present names of streets, and locations of old structures.
Place of Publication:
Wilmette, Illinois
Date of Original:
September 1949
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Maps 1.12
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact:
Wilmette Public Library
Email:
WWW address:
Agency street/mail address:
1242 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL
60091-2558
U.S.A. Phone: 847-256-6930
Full Text

Gage's Pier,

Chestnut

6th Sixth Ave.

Ashland Ave.

5th Fifth Ave.

Greenwood Ave.

4th Fourth Ave.

Elmwood Ave.

North Ave.

Forest Ave.

Lake Avenue

Washington Ave.

Central Ave.

Greenleaf Ave.

Depot Pl., Place

Linden Avenue

Laurel Avenue

Michigan St.

Maple Ave.

Hill St.

Eighth Street

8th Street

Division St.

Seventh St.

7th St.

Grove St.

Sixth Street

6th St.

First Street

1st St.

Fifth Street

5th St.

Second Street

2nd St.

Fourth Street

4th St.

Third Street

3rd St.

Michigan Avenue

Sheridan Road

State Street

Baha'i Temple 1921

Joel C. Stebbins Tavern 1837-8

Wilmette Harbor 1908

Washington Park

Pier

Bowl

Antoine Ouilmette Cabin 1829

Westerfield's pickle factory,

Westerfield's vinegar factory washed out by waves

bathing beach

beach house

water works 1934

Approximate bluff line, Ouilmette reservation survey 1829

Bluff line in 1890= water line

Line of beach in 1947

Gage's Pier

The Big Ditch extended south to the North Branch of the Chicago

River at Bowmanville, built approximately 1880

Alexander McDaniel

First log school house 1845

Cook Cty. County Sanitary District North Shore Canal built from

1906 to 1910

C.H.S. & M.R.R. 1899

Llewellyn Park or Hillville

station

Elevated terminal 1912

The Growth of Wilmette: Changes in the lake front
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The Growth of Wilmette: Changes in the lake front


Map of Wilmette, Illinois, showing changes that have occurred in the historical shore line of Lake Michigan to 1949. Also records former and present names of streets, and locations of old structures.