Open Sunday in Winnetka – a Greeley School 4-bedroom
756 Foxdale is a home with a lot of charm and character. The home has 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths and first-floor and lower-level family rooms. Fron [...]
Wilmette’s winter wonderland annoys a neighbor
A year ago I wrote the following about a Wilmette home at the northeast corner of Cleveland and Thornwood: Wilmette resident Steve Maris has ou [...]
On a sandy beach in Winnetka
There's a chill in the evening air at this time of year that may inspire you to dream about life on a sandy beach in a warmer clime. Or it may jus [...]
Renovated office space in Winnetka
My itinerary last Friday and Saturday started in Winnetka and moved on to Evanston, Park Ridge, the city and Highland Park. BJB Evanst [...]
Winnetka Italianate villa sells quickly for $12.25M
The past half dozen years have seen many upper-bracket North Shore homes languish on the market for extended periods of time, experience multiple [...]
Across from Winnetka’s Crow Island School, and under $500K
The 3-bedroom, 2-bath home at 1129 Willow Rd in Winnetka has been on the market for almost 4 months despite a sub-$500K price tag. The market time [...]
A cedar and stone classic steps from Elder Lane Beach in Winnetka
If you like the idea of waking up to Lake Michigan views, you may want to view this home tour of 303 Sheridan Road in Winnetka. Koenig & Strey ass [...]
Good Ol’ Santa visits Koenig & Strey’s Winnetka office
Koenig & Strey's Winnetka office ran an immensely successful Toys for Tots drive this holiday season. Donors, many of them daily repeaters, and al [...]
Contribute to the New Trier Township Food Pantry
The Thanksgiving holiday is a time for sharing with family, with friends and with the larger community. Chicago's North Shore communities rank [...]
Classic Winnetka Colonial with a New England feel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6T3TaS42ik Grand homes and tree-lined streets can be found throughout Winnetka and this cedar-shingled Colonial hom [...]
Is Sheridan Road in Winnetka that kind of neighborhood?
There are certain types of signs you see only in certain types of neighborhoods. Sheridan Road in Winnetka, where I encountered the above sign [...]
A well-attended lakefront party at a superlative Winnetka home
Coldwell Banker's Julie Deutsch and Maureen Mohling have seen and sold many of the North Shore's grandest homes. The Italianate villa at 175 Sh [...]
One unit left at Library Place in Winnetka
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xfbx6COBYlY Library Place, formerly known as Library Plaza, was built in 1965 and includes eight townhomes. In 2007, [...]
A Winnetka home with the look of a Zook
Although I'd been past it 100s of times I never paid attention to the home at 1487 Tower Rd in Winnetka. It caught my eye yesterday, and I instant [...]
Are Winnetka condos a screaming deal for a small family?
A 1,730 square foot 3-bedroom, 3-bath condo at 660 Winnetka Mews just came on the market for $329,000. It had previously sold for $485,500 in Octo [...]
Library Place in Winnetka to enter the North Shore rental market
Just south of the Winnetka Public Library is Library Place seven townhomes built in the 1960s that are being renovated by Chicago home builder and r [...]
Can a not-great Winnetka neighborhood fetch $16.7 million?
If the notion of a second-rate neighborhood in Winnetka seems strange to you, you probably don't live in Winnetka. "That's not a great neighbor [...]
Who’s afraid of New Trier High School?
From Winnetka's New Trier High School: New Trier High School students in the Class of 2011 achieved an average composite score of 27.5 on the A [...]
Extreme rhetoric and character assassination in Winnetka housing debate?
Tonight, Tuesday November 15th, Winnetka's Village Trustees will be discussing Winnetka's affordable housing plan, an issue that's stirred much he [...]
Rent or buy this newer single-family in downtown Winnetka
The recently-built home at 882 Elm in Winnetka carried an asking price of $1,980,000 when we first became aware of it. It was nearing completion i [...]