Forest Glen (Winnetka, IL)
By Anne West, Your Guide to Real Estate on Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker)
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Forest Glen Homes for Sale in Winnetka ILForest Glen is a small neighborhood within the larger neighborhood of Hubbard Woods in the northern part of Winnetka. It is just north of the intersection of Tower Rd and Hibbard Rd., with two entrances onto Tower Rd. marked by pillars. It was developed from the twenty acre estate of a wealthy Chicago couple who summered here with their seven children during the 1920′s and 30′s. The estate included a mansion, stables and a large greenhouse which housed a swimming pool and exotic plant collection. The land was sold in 1939 to North Shore architect and builder C.A. Hemphill, who subdivided it into 57 lots and began building single family homes. Homes in the west section were built between 1939 and 1941, but building ceased during World War II and d...
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