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  • Commission aims to spark preservation excitement
    Jon Durr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Aug 2012, p. 5     Since 1988 the Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission has been encouraging the preservation of buildings and landscapes in Wilmette. To further that goal the Commission runs an annual program of recognition awards. Comments by commissioner Senta Plunkett. This year the Commission is working with the Wilmette Historical Museum to celebrate Wilmette's ...
    Jon Durr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Aug 2012, p. 5   Since 1988 the Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission has been encouraging the preservation ...
  • Call for Historic Preservation Recognition Awards
    Jon Durr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Aug 2012, p. 5     Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission honored Roemer Park's restoration of the baseball field in 2011. Comments by Commission chair Senta Plunkett. The Commission is calling for award nominations for the year. Photograph of The Pink House on the 1000 block of Chestnut Ave. which was also honored by the Commission.
    Jon Durr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Aug 2012, p. 5   Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission honored Roemer Park's restoration of the baseball field ...
  • Burnham Cabin will be marred by road project, letter Karen Kennedy, Winnetka
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 2012, p. 29     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 2012, p. 29   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library...
  • Winnetka nixes commercial landmarks
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 2012, 26, 32     Four ordinances assigning landmark status to four commercial properties owned by Kerby Kisor of BJB Properties were defeated Tuesday night in a succession of 3-4 votes. The buildings are located at 723 Elm Street; 503 to 507 Chestunt Street; a corner building at 545 Lincoln and 743 to 749 Elm ...
    Karen Berkowitz, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 2012, 26, 32   Four ordinances assigning landmark status to four commercial properties owned by Kerby ...
  • Buildings may get village landmark labels
    Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 May 2012, p. 34     Winnetka's Landmark Preservation Commission is recommending four commercial buildings and one residence be designated a village landmark. Map showing locations of the buildings at 503-507 Chestnut St., 545-561 Lincoln Ave., 743-749 Elm St., and 715-725 Elm St., in Winnetka.
    Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 May 2012, p. 34   Winnetka's Landmark Preservation Commission is recommending four commercial buildings and one residence ...
  • Preservation spotlight shifts to home on Isabella Street
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 2012, p. 5     A John van Bergen designed house at 1318 Isabella St. has been put up for sale by developer George Hausen for $599,000 instead of tearing it down. If the house fails to attract a buyer in four months, he will return to his original demolition plans in order to build ...
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 2012, p. 5   A John van Bergen designed house at 1318 Isabella St. has been ...
  • Schindler cottage heading north
    Rob Dicker, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 May 2012, p. 7     An Oak Brook contractor, Joe Catrambone, plans to dismantle the building, now at 1320 Isabella St., and take all of its original components to his Wauconda lakefront property. The 1920 cottage had been targed for demolition. The building was designed by Rudolph Schindler, while he worked for Frank Lloyd Wright.
    Rob Dicker, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 May 2012, p. 7   An Oak Brook contractor, Joe Catrambone, plans to dismantle the building, now ...
  • Wilmette Park District not warm  to Schindler cottage
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Apr 2012, p. 19     The Wilmette Park District decided not to move the cottage at 1320 Isabella to district property unless the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy finds a partner to share moving costs, and wins more time to study the building from developer George Hausen.
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Apr 2012, p. 19   The Wilmette Park District decided not to move the cottage at 1320 ...
  • Isabella cottage could find park home
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 2012, p. 26     At its April 1 meeting the Wilmette Park district will decide if they want to move the small 1320 Isabella Street cottage to park property. The building has ties to architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Rudolph Schindler. Both the cottage and its parent house, 1318 Isabella St., were slated for ...
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 2012, p. 26   At its April 1 meeting the Wilmette Park district will decide if ...
  • Historic houses may dodge wrecking ball
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Mar 2012, p. 11     George Hausen, a Schaumburg-based developer who planned to buy and demolish houses at 1318 and 1320 Isabella St., in Wilmette, is now willing to save one and let the other be moved if someone will do it. The buildings are connected to architects John S. Van Bergen, Frank Lloyd Wright ...
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Mar 2012, p. 11   George Hausen, a Schaumburg-based developer who planned to buy and demolish houses ...
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