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I got the tickets, bought the plane tickets and called a friend of mine in Seattle to see if we could bunk for the weekend.
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All was ready so I told my son. He was very excited and for a minute seemed to be doing better. Off we went and boy what a great time we had. Seattle is such a wonderful city and to see our much loved Packers play could it get any better. Sunday arrived and off we went to the game.
Great seats, loud, exciting, nothing better then this I thought. We were seated next to a large family of Seattle fans so what joy we were having kidding them as our Packers run off to a lead. My son was sitting right next to a young girl of They talked and seemed to be having a great time. Well we all know that the Packers played a great game but a win was not to be had. After Seattle scored in overtime I noticed the young girl was crying and still sitting in her seat.
Her father talked to her and gave her a hug. When we were leaving I asked the father if the girl was crying for joy by the win and to my shock he told me no, she was crying because she wanted the Packers to win because she knew my son had lost his dog and she thought he needed this more then she did.
John Westerfield, whose large farm on the lakeshore occupied the area where the original Ouilmette cabin had been, was elected as the new village's first president. The largest denomination, the Methodists, were left with ownership of this first church building  In the s the Royal Arcanum Hall, a barn-like building on the northeast corner of Wilmette and Central Avenues, served as a gathering place for local residents, while the train depot served as a polling space during elections.
They developed a cohesive farming community and were active in the governance of New Trier Township established inthorough which they built roads and schools and dug ditches for drainage. Inthe community was incorporated as the Village of Gross Point, borrowing a traditional voyageur name for the area immediately north of Chicago.
For the next half-century, Gross Point would remain a separate entity from Wilmette. Inthe church opened a school. Many of the children in Gross Point attended school at St. Joseph, where they were taught by nuns from Milwaukee's School Sisters of St.
The German language was frequently used in the classrooms up until World War Iwhen the school abandoned this practice due to anti-German feeling in the United States. The Gross Point Public School was housed in a two-room, two-story brick building built on that had been donated by the Nanzig family. Its building would later become the home of the American Legion Post In the village began purchasing treated water from Evanston  and had begun to set up telephone service.
The station building was relocated and used for freight, and later for general storage. Its route from south to north entered Wilmette along the Northwestern Elevated tracks.
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Wilmette was home to a variety of social and literary clubs. Among these was the Wilmette Woman's Club, which was founded in as a reading club but quickly expanded to embrace a wide variety of philanthropic activities. Proponents wanted to take advantage of Evanston's then superior fire, police, and water services, as well as Evanston Township High School.
One annexation referendum lost by a vote of to ; three others also failed. Paving of the village streets with specially made bricks began in earnest at this time, as well. New Trier High School, built in Winnetka but also drawing students from Wilmette, was opened in In an eight-classroom brick school building was built to house Central School, replacing the previous one-room structure.
Its building would subsequently be expanded. This opened up the North Shore to automobiles, providing a north-south arterial roadway along the lakeshore.
The village had previously housed a small library collection at Royal Arcanum Hall. McCormick noted that the construction of the canal would ultimately create approximately twenty-two acres of landfill from excavated materials next to the mouth of the canal. Citizens, thereafter, petitioned for a vote to be held on the prospect of establishing Park District.
The Wilmette Park District Board of Commissioners was appointed, serving the entirety of the village, as well as a segment of northeast Evanston responsibility for which was later assumed by the Evanston Park District. The village acquired additional land bordering the landfill, including a parcel gifted to the village by Northwestern University.
Ultimately, the Park District gained ownership of a riparian property stretching between Lake Avenue and Forest Avenue.
Today, this land forms much of Gillson Park. Mulchings and plantings began part of a years-long process of transforming the landfill into usable parkland. Wilmette's first informal beach was established at the foot of Elmwood Avenue in Wooden steps were constructed down the bluff to allow access to the beach from the street. The group established an official swimming beach at the foot of Lake Avenue, the site of today's Gillson Beach, with facilities including a bathhouse, swings, benches, and umbrellas.
Gerber and served as the line's terminus. While few of these specific plans ever materialized, the plan represents the beginning of zoning as a mode of shaping the village's development.
This launched a controversy, and a "No Flats" campaign was held during the following year's election. Consequentially, very few apartment buildings would be constructed in the village for the next four decades. The village had previously been unwilling to rezone the property to permit him to house his commercial offices there.
As a result, Marshall had been unable to get a building permit for the home. Marshall made an offer to members of the headquarterless organization, he would let them house their headquarters in the basement of the studio if they could convince the village to issue a permit. Marshall constructed his forty-room pink- stucco Spanish Colonial Revial mansion from until and decorated it with rare art and furniture. The subdivision featured long winding roads named after Native American tribes, and its homes were built on well-manicured lots featuring deep setbacks.
The early homes developed were given European styles and names. The Spanish Courtone of the nation's earliest automobile-centered shopping developments, was constructed in No Man's Land. At the time that he took office, the village was approaching bankruptcy. To stabilize its finances, Dubbs cut the village's budget and refused his salary. Not only did Wilmette start pumping its own water, but by the year Wilmette was selling water to Glenview.
Bricks were removed and relaid upside-down, exposing a smooth non-weathered side. The venue, now known as the Wallace Bowl in honor of Gordon Wallace, Park District superintendent from untilopened the following year. However, the village declined their offer.