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  • Decade: 2010-2019
  • 2522 Iroquois Road, Wilmette
        History of 2522 Iroquois Road, Wilmette. Article from the Wilmette Historical Museum's Spring 2016 Housewalk brochure, "Exploring Indian Hill".
      History of 2522 Iroquois Road, Wilmette. Article from the Wilmette Historical Museum's ...
  • "Honoring the Fallen Military in Wilmette"
        Article from Condominium Newsletter "Focus on 1500", May 2018, which details the development of the Wilmette War Memorial honoring Wilmette's fallen in all the wars from the Civil War to the Lebanon Excursion of 1982-84. The memorial was designed by architect Martin Wolf.
      Article from Condominium Newsletter "Focus on 1500", May 2018, which details the ...
  • "World's Fair Home Discovered in Wilmette"
    Rodkin, Dennis, Crain's Chicago Business, 12 Dec 2017     Describes how a recently purchased house at 2105 Chestnut, Wilmette, was found to be associated with Chicago's Century of Progress World's Fair of 1933. Stran Steel fabricated these houses. It is thought this Wilmette house was actually in the Fair.
    Rodkin, Dennis, Crain's Chicago Business, 12 Dec 2017   Describes how a recently purchased house at 2105 Chestnut, Wilmette, was found ...
  • Wilmette's Forest Canopy Sculpture
        Description of the Wilmette sculpture "Forest Canopy" created by Bruce White.
      Description of the Wilmette sculpture "Forest Canopy" created by Bruce White.
  • "Wilmette Painter Inspired by Abstract Expressionism"
    Henry, Alan P., The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 28 Sep 2017, p. 30     Article about Bill Olstad, an award winning Wilmette artist.
    Henry, Alan P., The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 28 Sep 2017, p. 30   Article about Bill Olstad, an award winning Wilmette artist.
  • Wallace Bowl celebrates 80 years
    Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jul 2017, p. 8     Wallace Bowl celebrates 80 years in 2017. The article gives its history.
    Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jul 2017, p. 8   Wallace Bowl celebrates 80 years in 2017. The article gives its history.
  • A French Spy Tells Her Story
    Phil Rockrohr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Sep 2016, p. 7     Heroine tells Chabad Wilmette group about her experiences saving other Jews during World War II...
    Phil Rockrohr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Sep 2016, p. 7   Heroine tells Chabad Wilmette group about her experiences saving other Jews during ...
  • Teeing it up in Wilmette for 93 Years
    John Jacoby, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 16 Jul 2016, 15, 19     Short history of the Wilmette Golf Club.
    John Jacoby, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 16 Jul 2016, 15, 19   Short history of the Wilmette Golf Club.
  • From innovator to persona non grata
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Dec 2019, p. 24     Adam Int-Hout designed two affordable homes for his family - one in Evanston and one in Wilmette. He was praised as an innovator in "Popular Mechanics" magazine, but Wilmette neighbors didn't want any more of his affordable houses in their neighborhood because of the possibility of diminishing property values.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Dec 2019, p. 24   Adam Int-Hout designed two affordable homes for his family - one in ...
  • New Trier News marks centennial anniversary
    Wojtychiw, Michael, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 27 Nov 2019, Cover, 4, 6     Describes the journalism program at New Trier and briefly mentions the history of the newspaper, New Trier News.
    Wojtychiw, Michael, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 27 Nov 2019, Cover, 4, 6   Describes the journalism program at New Trier and briefly mentions the history ...
  • Meet Mrs. Ponzi of Wilmette
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 31 Oct 2019, p. 16     Describes the real estate and fake mortgage security scheme that John Naghten and Hilda Schroeder ran in the Wilmette area in the 1920's. They were arrested in 1930 and charged with embezzlement.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 31 Oct 2019, p. 16   Describes the real estate and fake mortgage security scheme that John Naghten ...
  • Wilmette preacher offend his congregation
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 24 Oct 2019, p. 18     Describes the Rev. William Walker and his time as a preacher at Wilmette's First Congregational Church. His sermons often were controversial and a sermon about speculation and the Board of Trade angered his congregation.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 24 Oct 2019, p. 18   Describes the Rev. William Walker and his time as a preacher at ...
  • Bestselling author coming to Wilmette Junior High
    The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 3 Oct 2019, 35, 36     Author Susan Orlean will be visiting Wilmette as part of a program by the Wilmette Public Library.
    The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 3 Oct 2019, 35, 36   Author Susan Orlean will be visiting Wilmette as part of a program ...
  • No local hall of fame for Goldberg
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 3 Oct 2019, p. 26     Describes the life of the Irish terrier Goldberg, a dog who accompanied Battery B of the 122nd field artillery during WWI and was later adopted by Wilmette resident William McKeighan, who was also a member of that unit. The dog was honored in 1932 by the Wilmette Village Board.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 3 Oct 2019, p. 26   Describes the life of the Irish terrier Goldberg, a dog who accompanied ...
  • Wilmette's first female lifeguard turns 95
    Anderson, Hilary, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 3 Oct 2019, p. 14     Mary Ann Connell Ford was one of the first female life guards at Wilmette's Washington Park (Gillson Park) Beach in 1944. She is celebrating her 95th birthday.
    Anderson, Hilary, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 3 Oct 2019, p. 14   Mary Ann Connell Ford was one of the first female life guards ...
  • Hall of Fame: Bickham and Crowleys
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Sep 2019, p. 22     Describes the work of several members of the Wilmette Human Relations Committee in the 1960's
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Sep 2019, p. 22   Describes the work of several members of the Wilmette Human Relations Committee ...
  • Heritage Trail Mall will close after "substantial" rent increase
    Anderson, Hilary, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 5 Sep 2019, 1, 4, 8     Heritage Trail Mall, an antique store at 415 Ridge Road, celebrates its 26th anniversary, and is looking to relocate to another location. Includes brief history of the business.
    Anderson, Hilary, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 5 Sep 2019, 1, 4, 8   Heritage Trail Mall, an antique store at 415 Ridge Road, celebrates its ...
  • Wilmette Library drop box installed at Linden CTA station
    The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 29 Aug 2019, 8, 9     Wilmette Public Library has installed a new library drop box at the Chicago Transit Authority Linden Purple Line station.
    The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 29 Aug 2019, 8, 9   Wilmette Public Library has installed a new library drop box at the ...
  • Wilmette Boy Scouts stay safe as storm ravages historic camp
    Burnell, Alexa, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 29 Aug 2019, 1, 4, 9     Describes members of Wilmette's Bout Scout Troop 5 weathering a severe storm while staying at Wisconsin's historic Camp Makajawan.
    Burnell, Alexa, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 29 Aug 2019, 1, 4, 9   Describes members of Wilmette's Bout Scout Troop 5 weathering a severe storm ...
  • Almost 30 years later: Winnetka residents say "Home Alone" changed the neighborhood - but they're OK with it
    Cullotta, Karen Ann, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Dec 2019, Cover, 6     Discusses the local filming locations of the John Hughes movie, "Home Alone," which includes a home in Winnetka and Trinity United Methodist Church in Wilmette.
    Cullotta, Karen Ann, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Dec 2019, Cover, 6   Discusses the local filming locations of the John Hughes movie, "Home Alone," ...
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