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  • Ravinia Park Unexcelled
    Maurice Rosenfeld, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1912, p. 16     Gustave Hinrichs conducted the Theodore Thomas Orchestera Wed. night at Ravinia Park in place of Chevalier Emanuel, who was ill. He made some very positve comments about the park. Last year, Ravinia began presenting condensed versions of opera every evening for six weeks in conjuction with orchestral music. Wed. evening ...
    Maurice Rosenfeld, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1912, p. 16   Gustave Hinrichs conducted the Theodore Thomas Orchestera Wed. night at Ravinia Park ...
  • 16 Years to Make Parks
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Aug 1912, p. 8     At Lyons St. and Dodge Ave., Evanston, there is a Lake Front park where once it was a dumping ground for rubbish and alley cleanings. The three-acre tract between Lake St. and Greenwood Blvd. has been filled in during the past few years. The land was originally owned by the ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Aug 1912, p. 8   At Lyons St. and Dodge Ave., Evanston, there is a Lake Front ...
  • Work on New Park Progressing Rapidly
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1912, p. 4     Land between the Northwestern depot and the Northwestern "L" station at Davis street, Evanston, was donated to Evanston by the St. Paul railroad in order to build a park. Work is moving quickly and the park should be completed by fall. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1912, p. 4   Land between the Northwestern depot and the Northwestern "L" station at Davis ...
  • Winnetka Citizens Are for New Park
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 1     A meeting was held last Friday night at the at the Winnetka village hall to discuss having the park board hold another election to purchase property for a second park...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 1   A meeting was held last Friday night at the at the Winnetka ...
  • Northwest Park District Board busy
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Mar 1913, p. 10     The Evanston Northwest Park District Board is taking a postal card referendum vote on the proposition to purchase a block of the woods in the northwestern section of the city, bounded by Colfax and Grant street and Bennett and Ewing avenues for $20,000. Park commissioners D. H. Perkins, M. D. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Mar 1913, p. 10   The Evanston Northwest Park District Board is taking a postal card referendum ...
  • Anxiously Await Ravinia Opening
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 1     Ravinia Park's second season begins Sat., June 28. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mr. Stock, will perform. Stock will conduct for 4 weeks. Then Attillo Parelli will conduct. Jennie De Fau and Lois Ewell, sopranos from the Chicago Grand Opera Company, will perform. Louis Kriedler, and Florence Mulford from ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 1   Ravinia Park's second season begins Sat., June 28. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, ...
  • Ravinia Park opening was pleasing event
    Walter Allen Stults, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1     Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed the opening concert of the season at Ravinia Park in Highland Park. Frederick Stock is the conductor. Baroness van Rotenthal performed interpretative dance. The reviewer was not impressed with her efforts.
    Walter Allen Stults, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1   Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed the opening concert of the season at Ravinia ...
  • Seek Park System in Indian Hill Estates at Monday's Meeting
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1936, p. 6     A meeting of the Indian Hill Estates Association, of which W. C. Black, 1081 Romona road is president and Mr. M. A. Follansbee, 2831 Blackhawk Road, secretary, was held Monday night at Avoca School. A. C. Youngberg, 1004 Hibbard road, appeared before the group and introduced the topic of the ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1936, p. 6   A meeting of the Indian Hill Estates Association, of which W. C. ...
  • Puppet Show to Be Presented at Vattman Park
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5     A puppet show will be presented Wednesday morning August 16 at Vattman Park fieldhouse, Lake and Park avenues. The show will be given under the sponsorship of the Tuberculosis Institute of Chicago and Cook County through the cooperation of the Wilmette Health Center and Mrs. Inez Bliss, nurse. Victor Charles ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5   A puppet show will be presented Wednesday morning August 16 at Vattman ...
  • Help sought for planting project by Friends of Thornwood Park and Eagle Scout candidate, Matt Murrill
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Oct 1999, p. 9     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Oct 1999, p. 9   ...
  • Friends of Thornwood Park are seeking volunteers to plant perennials
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 2001, p. 7     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 2001, p. 7   ...
  • Photo Susan Gaines-Gatto and John Kinzel planting flowers along Kenilworth Ave. for Friends of Thornwood Park
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 2001, p. 1     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 2001, p. 1   ...
  • Please help end park plant thefts, letter Susan Gaines-Gatto and Dominick Gatto, co-founders, The Friends of Thornwood Park
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Apr 2002, p. 15     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Apr 2002, p. 15   ...
  • Board to allow ideas for park's renaming
    Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 2007, p. 9     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 2007, p. 9   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Skate park plan on a roll
    Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 2007, 5, 14     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 2007, 5, 14   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Hats off to neighbors, letter Fay Paras, Wilmette
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 2007, p. 26     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 2007, p. 26   ...
  • Annual Treasurer's Report Kenilworth Park District Fiscal Year Ending May 31, 2007
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Feb 2008, p. 128     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Feb 2008, p. 128   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library...
  • District looks ahead to busy year
    Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Feb 2008, p. 9     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Feb 2008, p. 9   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Association details Roemer Park project
    Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 2009, p. 7     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 2009, p. 7   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Playground to get new home
    James Hinkler, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 2009, p. 41     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    James Hinkler, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 2009, p. 41   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
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