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Winnetka

Place

Winnetka is a village in northern Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 12,187 at the 2010 census. An affluent North Shore village located approximately 16 miles north of downtown Chicago, Winnetka is thought to be the wealthiest town in Illinois. In addition, the town was featured on the list of America's 25 top-earning towns by CNN Money in 2011. The area is one of the most exclusive and wealthy suburbs in the nation. According to Business Week, it is the 14th richest zip code in America.

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Google previewSecond Book of the North Shore (1911)

Homes, Gardens, Landscapes, Highways and Biways, Past and Present by Marian Ainsworth White

Winnetka is an Indian word, signifying “beautiful place," and no one will dispute its right to the title. Here may be found many pretentious as well as artistic homes, charmingly environed in trees and shrubbery. It has winding thoroughfares, with ...

Google preview41 D Man of Valor (2012)

The Story of SWAT Officer Randy Simmons by Lisa Simmons

Winnetka is a district in the west-central San fernando Valley, in the city of los angeles. It is positioned next to Canoga Park on the west and Woodland Hills on the south. It consists primarily oflatinos and Caucasians, with a few asians and ...

Google previewOn This Day in Chicago History (2014)

by John R. Schmidt

September 14, 1957 Winnetka is a picturesque, peaceful North Shore.

Google previewThe Vehicle of Music -- Reflections on a Life with Shinichi Suzuki and the Talent Education Movement

by Masaaki Honda

Nestled beside Lake Michigan, Winnetka is a frequently visited American city. Dr. Milton Goldberg, who was teaching music at the local high school there, was very interested in the Suzuki Method from the beginning. On October 12, 1967, after ...

Google previewNewcomer's Handbook for Moving to and Living in Chicago (2004)

Including Evanston, Oak Park, Schaumburg, Wheaton, and Naperville by First Books, Mark Wukas

Winnetka is an upscale, young to middle-aged family community (average resident age 39, average household income about $160,000), with a lot of perks: excellent schools, a comprehensive park district that offers residents golfing, ice ...

Google previewAmerican Gas Light Journal (1909)

Winnetka is an old suburb, and has had but little growth until the past few years, when wealthy Chicago people hit upon the place as ideal for country homes. With this came the desire for gas. As can be said of all the towns in our cluster, ...

Google previewJOHPER (1945)

Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation

WINNETKA is a suburban residential community approximately sixteen miles north 1945, VOLUME 16, NO. 3.

Google previewGas Age (1909)

Winnetka is an old suburb, and has had but little growth until the past few years, when wealthy Chicago people hit upon this place as ideal for country homes. With this came the desire for gas. As can be said of all the towns in our cluster, ...

Google previewProgressive Age (1909)

Winnetka is an old suburb, and has had but little growth until the past few years, when wealthy Chicago people hit upon this place as ideal for country homes. With this came the desire for gas. As can be said of all the towns in our cluster, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of American Education (1999)

by Richard J. Altenbaugh

as the charismatic superintendent of schools in the affluent Chicago suburb of Winnetka from 1919 to 1943, served as a leader in the progressive education* ...

Google previewIllinois Encyclopedia (2008)

by Caryn Hannan

WINNETKA Village, Cook County; Northeast Illinois, 20 mi. north of Chicago. Incorporated as a residential village in 1869 and located on Lake Michigan. In 1854, in anticipation of the Chicago and Milwaukee Railroad Co. coming through ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sunday Schools and Religious Education (1915)

Giving a World-wide View of the History and Progress of the Sunday School and the Development of Religious Education... by John Thomas McFarland, Benjamin Severance Winchester

Winnetka (Illinois) Congregational Church. (Figure 12.) At this writing...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence (2004)

Frequent, Commonplace, Unexpected by Margaret DiCanio

Winnetka schools adopted several security measures. Among them: - All doors except the front door are kept locked. - Visitors are greeted at the front door by a PTA volunteer, who asks them to sign in and wear name tags. - Windows installed ...

Google previewYoung People's Science Encyclopedia (1970)

Science Education Consultant, Winnetka Public Schools, Winnetka, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth Century Architecture (2004)

by Stephen Sennott

In a similar vein, Perkins, Wheeler, and Will designed Crow Island Elementary School (Winnetka, Illinois, 1940) in close collaboration with teachers, using asymmetrical planning, low (9-foot) ceilings, generous glazing, and direct outdoor ...

Google previewMoran's Dictionary of Chicago and Its Vicinity (1910)

An Alphabetically Arranged Dictionary, Comprising All of the Interests that Contribute to Chicago's Greatness. Spring Ed by George E. Moran

Winnetka signifies in the Indian tongue "Beautiful Land." and the name has not been misapplied. Window Cleaning. — The owner or agent of every building hereafter erected in the city of Chicago shall equip each and every window in any ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Dictionary of Education, 2nd Edition (2011)

Second Edition by John W. Collins, Nancy Patricia O'Brien

Winnetka Plan (1919) 499 historical and cultural settings. Whiteness theory makes “race” an explicit category that no longer assumes whiteness as the norm against which all other “races” are judged. Whiteness theory calls on the majority ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nonprofit Terms and Concepts (2006)

by David Horton Smith, Robert A. Stebbins, Michael A. Dover

Winnetka, Ill.: Conversation Press. Bradshaw, Yvonne, Ian Kendall, Martin Blackmore, Norman Johnson, and Sandra Jenkinson. 1998. “Complaining Our Way to Quality: Complaints, Contracts, and the Voluntary Sector.” Social Policy and ...

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