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The View from 101 York – September

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This fall is full of fun happenings in and around Elmhurst. From our view at 101 York, LW Reedy has gathered information about all kinds of fall fun. Consider supporting the Elmhurst Center for Performing Arts by attending their Spotlight Gala on Sept 30. Read more about the ECPA in our recent blog post. Performances […]

View from 101 York – August

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School may be starting, but summer celebrations continue on. Whether you like to celebrate with music, art, wine, beer or a visit to the museum, we’ve got you covered. From our view a 101 York, we know what’s happening in and around Elmhurst. Fine Arts Music at the Gazebo August 17 Spring Road at the […]

View from 101 York – May

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May is full of celebrations! Whether you want to celebrate mom, food, art or learning, Elmhurst and the surrounding communities offer plenty of unique and fun events this month. Celebrate Mom Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast and Plant Sale American Legion Hall, Elmhurst May 13 Complimentary Glass of Proscecco for Mom! (with purchase) Tannins, Elmhurst May 13 […]

Elmhurst Celebrates Earth Day

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Planting a tree? Using your feet instead of your car? Taking plastic bags to recycling? What are you doing to help the Earth on Earth Day? LW Reedy is pleased to share how some Elmhurst organizations celebrate the Earth on Earth Day and all year round. The Elmhurst College Greenjay group is made up of students […]

The View from 101 York – October 2016

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Halloween fun is popping up all over in and around Elmhurst. Here’s what we see from our perch in the heart of downtown Elmhurst.

The Queen Still Reigns in Architecture

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We are starting a new series looking at popular architectural designs. Our first foray into the world of architecture will be the Queen Anne style.  Richard Norman Shaw popularized it in England from 1860 to 1900. A type of Victorian design, this style has nothing to do with Queen Anne who died in 1714, but […]

Parades aren't the only reason to visit Spring Road

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John R Robertson & Co was responsible for developing the Spring Road Development in 1919. The development runs from St Charles Street on the North to McKinley on the North, and from Rex Boulevard/West Avenue on the west to Spring Road on the east. Spring Road was named after a spring on the Talmadge Farm […]

A Halloween Parade through the Highlands

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Just three streets comprise the Elmhurst Highlands between North Avenue and 1st Street on the east side of Elmhurst. Otto H. Stange, the developer of Elmhurst Highlands named all three streets after members in his family. Berteau was named after his wife Bertha, Clinton and Geneva are named after his daughter and son. Elmhurst was […]

A Walk on the Shade Street in North Graue Woods

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Today’s subdivision has to be the smallest one in Elmhurst. With just three streets intersecting North Avenue, just east of Route 83, North Graue Woods has the most eclectic selection of homes in Elmhurst. Starter homes built in the early 1930s have given way to some of the larger homes Elmhurst has become famous for. […]

Look West to Graue Woods

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Today’s subdivision, Graue Woods, is actually two separate areas, on either side of North Avenue at the far west side of Elmhurst. For now, we will focus on the south section between North Avenue and 2nd Street and from West Avenue to Villa Park Avenue. In 1833, the Graues of Hanover, Germany arrived in the […]