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Real estate and community information for Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. Over 15 years of experience selling single family homes, condos, new construction and land. Includes market statistics, sold properties, community events, zoning, sports, restaurants and various real estate opinions and thoughts.
The Bottle Shop  Wilmette, IL Did you know that women are in charge of most of the wine shopping?  That is why the Bottle Shop in Wilmette came into existence!  Owner Amy Lafontant, with a background in finance and insurance, felt that the big box liquor and wine stores were run for a by men and...
There is an impassioned debate happening in Wilmette right now over development plans for the Wilmette Park District's Gillson and Langdon beaches.  Gillson Beach is 59 acres and Langdon is 3.4 acres.   The issue?  Repairs and redevelopment versus repairs and less development.  Both sides agree t...
1500 Sheridan Road in Wilmette is a condo complex on the lakefront across the street from the Plaza del Lago shopping mall.  The area is also referred to as "No Man's Land." The 1500 Sheridan Road condos is 109-unit building that offers two, three, and four bedroom apartments on either 1 level, o...
  1420 Sheridan Road in Wilmette IL was built in 1969 and still has the look of a beautiful new building. Perhaps it's the all-glass exterior that reflects black during the day or the fact that it's set back the farthest from the street, but it has a gorgeous presence along the lakefront.   It is...
  1630 Sheridan Road is the northernmost building along the strip of residential buildings called No Man's Land.  It is a cooperative building, not a condo.  Of the seven buildings, only two are cooperatives:  1630 Sheridan Road and 1410 Sheridan Road.  They are easy to remember because they are...
Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka is located at 1110 Chatfield Road, just south of Tower Road. Children that attend this school live north of Pine Street, south of Scott Street and a section of east Winnetka that is north of Tower Road. See all homes for sale with photos and full details at: Hubba...
Holly Marihugh is a Winnetka resident who clearly loves her town.  Her informative and insighful posts on Facebook caught my attention and I asked her if I could feature some of her articles.  This post is about two dedicated Winnetka residents and their commitment to their community.     Taking ...
The Chicago North Shore has been described as a string of pearls lying along the shore of Lake Michigan just north of Chicago.  The villages included in this "necklace" are Evanston, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Glencoe, Highland Park and Lake Forest.  Some people also include Glen...
  720 Green Bay Road Units 2A and 2D 1-3pm   Condos are a rare commodity in Winnetka because one-floor living is becoming increasingly sought after. Stop by today to view both of these condos. Unit 2D - listed for $699,000.  3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths is an end-unit with east, north, and west vie...
    Chicago is close to the North Shore and  it's tempting to head downtown for dinner. But wait!  The  North Shore is teeming with good dining spots of all types.  Here is a list of our local restaurants by village:Winnetka/Northfield: Avli - 566 Chestnut, Winnetka 847-446-9300. Traditional Gree...

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