The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


The Winnetka Historical Society was founded in 1932 to collect, preserve, and present artifacts representing Winnetka history and to increase public knowledge about the community.  From its inception, the Society has acquired photographs, documents, and artifacts relating to Winnetka.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Exhibit : Sunday, February 15, 2009 to Sunday, August 30, 2009

Plan of Chicago 1909 and Plan of Winnetka 1921

Winnetka Historical Society

The “big dreams” in the Burnham/Bennett Plan of 1909 have shaped the Chicago metropolitan area today. Years later, Edward Bennett and the Winnetka Plan Commission created a similar document for the development of our village. [MORE]

Winnetka Historical Society

Open to the public:
1:00 - 4:00 pm, Tuesday Thursday and Sunday or by appointment

Website: http://www.winnetkahistory.o...

Winnetka Historical Society
411 Linden St
Winnetka, IL 60093
847.501.6025 (fax)
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