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A renovated and expanded East Wilmette classic

618 Central Wilmette video

618 Central Ave in Wilmette is the setting for a classic side-entrance center-entrance vintage charmer that’s been completely updated. The home has also been expanded to include a first- floor family room with French doors opening to a raised bluestone patio and professionally landscaped yard. The home has four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 24, 2012
North ShoreWilmette

Wilmette, where East is East and West is West

First Church, Wilmette

When I first moved to Wilmette, back in the late 80s, my Jewish friends were intensely curious about what part of town I was moving to. East Wilmette, they advised me, had once been an anti-Semitic enclave while parts of West Wilmette were heavily Jewish – the Wilmetto, as some called it. They contended that ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 17, 2011
North ShoreWilmette

East Wilmette short sale below 1999 price

906 Greenleaf Ave, Wilmette IL

A 5-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home at 906 Greenleaf Ave in Wilmette just came on the market as a short sale, at $550,000. The home sold for $615,000 in July of 1999, and resold for $865,000 in June of 2007. The home is on a 45 x 191 lot a few blocks from downtown Wilmette ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 6, 2011
North ShoreWilmette

The lowest-priced rental home in East Wilmette

The past 7 days have seen a 40% jump in the number of MLS rental offerings in Wilmette – from 15 to 21. One of them stands out: a 5-bedroom, bath-and-a-half home at 1236 Lake Ave, about a minute’s walk from the Metra station and downtown Wilmette. The home is said to have a “recent ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 6, 2011