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  • Subject: Houses
  • Subject: Historic buildings
  • 707 Central Ave., Wilmette
        707 Central Ave., Wilmette, was the residence of Mary Elizabeth Ward Springer and her family after the death of her husband, Civil War veteran and Wilmette Village President, Milton C. Springer, in 1890...
      707 Central Ave., Wilmette, was the residence of Mary Elizabeth Ward Springer ...
  • Butz family at 802 Lake Ave., Wilmette
        In pencil on the reverse "Identification and story in Wilmette Life, June 8, 1950, p.62. Address is 802 Lake Ave., circa 1900. Mrs W. Butz."
      In pencil on the reverse "Identification and story in Wilmette Life, June ...
  • 2929 Sheridan Rd., [336 Sheridan Rd.] Wilmette, view of the back of the house [east side]
        The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified as 2929 Sheridan Rd. It is now known as 336 Sheridan Rd. The original owner was Philetus W. Gates...
      The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified ...
  • 2929 Sheridan Rd., [336 Sheridan Rd.] Wilmette, view of the south side of the house
        The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified as 2929 Sheridan Rd. It is now known as 336 Sheridan Rd. The original owner was Philetus W. Gates...
      The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified ...
  • 2929 Sheridan Rd., [336 Sheridan Rd.] Wilmette, seen through trees.
        Note the "Indian Trail Tree" in the photograph. The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified as 2929 Sheridan Rd. It is now known as 336 Sheridan Rd. The original owner was Philetus W. Gates...
      Note the "Indian Trail Tree" in the photograph. The address of this ...
  • 2929 Sheridan Rd., [336 Sheridan Rd.] Wilmette
        The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified as 2929 Sheridan Rd. It is now known as 336 Sheridan Rd. The original owner was Philetus W. Gates. Note the automobile in the circular drive...
      The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified ...
  • 2929 Sheridan Rd., [336 Sheridan Rd.] Wilmette
        The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified as 2929 Sheridan Rd. It is now known as 336 Sheridan Rd. The original owner was Philetus W. Gates...
      The address of this house on Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, was originally identified ...
  • North Shore Noted for Exquisite Scenery and Costly Residences
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1913, p. 3     Photographs of large houses and scenic spots in and around Ravinia taken from the First Book of the North Shore and the Second Book of the North Shore by Marian A. White ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1913, p. 3   Photographs of large houses and scenic spots in and around Ravinia taken ...
  • The News Gallery of Beautiful Lake Shore Homes
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Jan 1914, p. 6     Photograph of home of Mrs. C. F. Mather Smith, Circle Avenue, Highland Park; Home of Mr. Benjamin F. Demuth, Highland Park; Home of Mr. Frank L. Wean, corner Ravine and Forest Avenue, Highland Park Quality of photograph is poor on microfilm...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Jan 1914, p. 6   Photograph of home of Mrs. C. F. Mather Smith, Circle Avenue, Highland ...
  • The news gallery of beautiful lake shore homes
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Jan 1914, p. 3     Photographs of The Moraine, Sheridan Road, Highland Park and Sylvan Dells, home of Mr. Henry B. Clarke, Central Avenue, Highland Park ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Jan 1914, p. 3   Photographs of The Moraine, Sheridan Road, Highland Park and Sylvan Dells, home ...
  • 106 6th Ave., Wilmette
        106 6th [sixth] Ave., Wilmette, was the home of civil war veteran, John Andrew Hood, from about 1919-1939. Image obtained from the Cook County Assessor's website...
      106 6th [sixth] Ave., Wilmette, was the home of civil war veteran, ...
  • Wilmette Homes: The J. W. Rush House
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Sep 1923, p. 6     727 Linden Ave., residence of Mrs. J. W. Rush, was built ten years ago. Robert Ray, designer of the house, is also a resident of Wilmette. Mrs. Rush also owns a wooded country home across from the Glenview Golf Club. Photograph of the J. W. Rush House, 727 Linden Ave., ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Sep 1923, p. 6   727 Linden Ave., residence of Mrs. J. W. Rush, was built ten ...
  • View looking south down Tenth St., from Lake Ave., Wilmette.
        On reverse: Looking down [south] 10th from 10th and Lake. [Lyman M.] Drake home1950."
      On reverse: Looking down [south] 10th from 10th and Lake. [Lyman M.] ...
  • View looking east at Lake Avenue and Tenth St., Wilmette.
        On reverse: Looking down [east] Lake from 10th and Lake. [Lyman M.] Drake home in the foreground 1950."
      On reverse: Looking down [east] Lake from 10th and Lake. [Lyman M.] ...
  • 812 Central St., Wilmette
        In pencil,on the reverse, "Old Joy house." In ink "Where ?"
      In pencil,on the reverse, "Old Joy house." In ink "Where ?"
  • Ruins of "The Breakers" near the shore of Wilmette beach
        Construction of "The Breakers" begun in No Man's Land in about 1928, never got beyond the grand staircase entrance. Note the lettering on the structure "Stop..Don't Go Up...Danger"...
      Construction of "The Breakers" begun in No Man's Land in about 1928, ...
  • View of the ruins of "The Breakers" from the back about 1960
        View looks east over Lake Michigan...
      View looks east over Lake Michigan...
  • 435 Lake Ave., Wilmette
        In pencil on reverse, "Old Vanderkloot house, 435 Lake Ave., 1965"
      In pencil on reverse, "Old Vanderkloot house, 435 Lake Ave., 1965"
  • "Devil in the White City" House
        Murderer, Dr. H. H. Holmes (aka Herman W. Mudgett) , built only one house in Wilmette, at what was then 38 N. John Street and was later 726 11th St. [Eleventh Street], between Lake and Central. The house was occupied by Holmes and his wife, Myrta, their daughter, Lucy, and ...
      Murderer, Dr. H. H. Holmes (aka Herman W. Mudgett) , built only ...
  • Linda Walsh of Winnetka and Joan Schniedwind of Wilmette at Cuneo Mansion
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Aug 2000, D3     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Aug 2000, D3   ...
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