Posts tagged "Shirley Olin"

A Glencoe extreme makeover across from Friends Park

Glencoe has a small, but surprisingly lively downtown near its Metra station. Glencoe’s downtown has one-of-a-kind shops, sidewalk cafes, the Writers’ Theatre, a farmers market, the wildly-popular Friends Park, and more. Living near downtown is a viable alternative to a low-density in-city neighborhood. Two years ago I sat in Friends Park with Shirley Olin, chatting... Read more »

A 6-bedroom home in Wilmette's Indian Hill Estates

Wilmette’s Indian Hill Estates is a 170-acre subdivision planned by architect Philip Maher in the 1920s. It’s bounded by Hunter and Hibbard Roads, Lake Avenue on the south, and Winnetka on the north. The area was largely built up in the 1950s and 1960s and features large lots, winding roads, and homes in a variety... Read more »