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Efforts fall short to save terra cotta tiles 2008-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2008, p. 5 Lockerby, John, Skokie Lanes, Keller, Peggy, Rigoni, Al, Historic buildings
Skokie Lanes demolition halted over asbestos fears 2008-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2008, p. 5 Hammersmith, Jim, North Branch Gallery, Skokie Lanes, Hedean, Carmen, Historic buildings, Basinger, Sonya
Village trying to preserve section of Skokie Lanes 2008-07-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 24, 2008, p. 5 Lockerby, John, Skokie Heritage Museum, Keller, Peggy, Skokie Lanes, Historic buildings
Skokie trustees set to discuss ways to save historic buildings 2008-05-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 22, 2008, p. 7 Kellar, Peggy, Ordinances, Skokie Board of Trustees, Van Dusen, George, Skokie Lanes, Historic buildings
Station entrance closes, project work gears up 2002-10-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 17, 2002, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Dempster Street Train Station, Taxman, Seymour, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gendell, Scott, Operation Greenlight, Rigoni, Al, Historic buildings, Gerber, Arthur U.
Station work to roll on despite fires, damage 2002-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 2002, p. 3 Fires, Dempster Street Train Station, Taxman, Seymour, Skokie Fire Department, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gendell, Scott, Walters, Jim, Historic buildings
Officials search for cause of second fire 2002-09-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 19, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Taxman Corp., Fires, Terraco Inc., Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Walters, Jim, Historic buildings
Beyond Mies van der Rohe : Checking out the underside of Chicagoland architecture 2002-08-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 22, 2002, Sec. 2, p. 1 Chicago Architecture Foundation, Leaning Tower, Ludgin, Mary, Architecture, Ranallo, Anne Brooks, Historic buildings
Park district to raze historic Harms house 2002-06-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 20, 2002, p. 3 Lake County Grading, Ohrlund, John, Harms, Henry, Skokie Park District, Skokie Historical Society, Frenzel, Allan, Belkin, Liz, Hartman, Steve, Historic buildings
Station lease on hold 2001-10-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 11, 2001, p. 3 Antunovich, Joseph, Renovation and repair, Dempster Street Train Station, Taxman, Seymour, Gendell, Scott, Historic buildings
Lang wary about Harms House funds 2001-09-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 20, 2001, p. 4 Budget and expenditures, Government - Illinois, Lang, Louis, Historic buildings
Harms house fate depends on state 2001-08-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 30, 2001, p. 3 Alexander, Deborah, Skokie Historical Society, Fundraising and fundraisers, Grants, Skokie Park District - Board, Pharmacia, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Historic buildings, Henry Harms House, Illinois First
Harms House group gives report 2001-07-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 19, 2001, p. 4 Keystone Construction, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Henry Harms House, Historic buildings
Harms house backers get detailed direction 2001-06-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 28, 2001, p. 8 Alexander, Deborah, Bender, Michael, Skokie Park District, Belkin, Liz, Hartman, Steve, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Eisler, Deb, Henry Harms House, Historic buildings
The cost of preservation 2001-05-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 24, 2001, p. 18 Skokie Park District, Henry Harms House, Editorial, Historic buildings
Harms house won't face razing yet 2001-05-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 17, 2001, p. 3 Alexander, Deborah, Aberman, Susan, Bender, Michael, Skokie Park District, Byron, Renae, Frenzel, Allan, Hartman, Steve, Henry Harms House, Historic buildings
Station, West Dempster awaiting their facelift 2001-04-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 26, 2001, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Nees, Michael, Blanchette, Dave, Dempster Street Train Station, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Taxman, Seymour, Gendell, Scott, Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings, Antunovich, Joseph
Development deal will save historic Skokie Swift station 2001-03-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 29, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Taxman Corp., Skokie Swift, Terraco Inc., Antunovich Associates, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gendell, Scott, Historic buildings
Downtown historic house future remains in limbo 2001-01-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 11, 2001, p. 3 Skokie Park District, Henry Harms House, Historic buildings
Skokie solicits Swift station restoration plans 2000-11-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 23, 2000, p. 10 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Historic buildings
Preserve past, for future's sake 2000-11-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 2, 2000, Sec. 2, p. 6 Skokie Swift, National Register of Historic Places, Editorial, Historic buildings
Dempster Station still shows glimpses of past 2000-08-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 3, 2000, p. 5 Nees, Michael, Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Savior sought for shuttered CTA station 2000-07-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 27, 2000, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Skokie Swift station may be headed for scrap heap 2000-07-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 20, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Traffic signals, Transportation, Parking, Historic buildings
Many residents say keep Harms House safe from harm 2000-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Alexander, Deborah, Nees, Michael, Skokie Park District, Smessaert, Ray, Perille, Donald, Henry Harms House, Historic buildings
Harms house neighbors don't want demolition 2000-06-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 2000, p. 8 Meccia, A.J., Haugg, Ted, Skokie Park District, Skokie Historical Society, Smessaert, Ray, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Daghestani, Ann, Historic buildings
Demolition a possibility for Harms home 2000-02-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 10, 2000, p. 3 Harms, Henry, Nees, Michael, Skokie Park District, Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings
Historic train station awaits a rescue 2000-02-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 3, 2000, p. 3 Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Parks buy Harms house 1999-05-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 6, 1999, p. 3 Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures, Historic buildings
Skokie founder's house goes on block Tuesday 1999-04-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 15, 1999, p. 5 Harms, Henry, Skokie Park District, Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings
An inclination to explore 1998-12-31 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 31, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 4 Ilg, Robert, Leaning Tower YMCA, Historic buildings
That hunk of bricks is a piece of history 1998-01-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 15, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Rapid Transit Company, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Move the train station : IDOT 1998-01-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 1998, p. 3 PACE, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Monumental move : Skokie officials are examining ways to preserve efficiency, along with a 74-year-old piece of history 1998-01-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 8, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 PACE, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Skokie still waiting for station review 1997-10-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 2, 1997, p. 4 Illinois Department of Transportation, Rigoni, Al, Historic buildings
Dempster station still awaits rehab 1997-07-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 17, 1997, p. 9 Historic Preservation Agency of Illinois, Renovation and repair, Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Fire hits historic house 1997-01-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 23, 1997, p. 3 Fires, Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings, Harrar, Adam
Hurry up and wait for Dempster CTA station 1996-12-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 1996, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Old depot gets new life on historic register 1996-03-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 21, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 National Park Service, Blanchette, Dave, Dempster Street Train Station, Rigoni, Al, Historic buildings
Register status an unexpected reversal 1996-03-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 14, 1996, p. 3 Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, National Park Service, Skokie Historical Society, National Register of Historic Places, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Station denied National Register listing 1995-09-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 14, 1995, p. 5 PACE, Skokie Swift, Nees, Michael, Dempster Street Train Station, National Register of Historic Places, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Rigoni, Al, Historic buildings
Skokie depot doomed? 1995-09-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 14, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, Nees, Michael, Skokie Historical Society, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Historic buildings
Train depot saved? Landmark status OK'd 1995-06-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 22, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council, Dempster Street Train Station, Skokie Historical Society, North Shore Station, National Register of Historic Places, Historic buildings
Depot : Should it stay? 1995-04-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 20, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, Dempster Street Train Station, Skokie Historical Society, North Shore Station, Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Effort to save vintage station on track 1995-04-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 13, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, Dempster Street Train Station, Skokie Historical Society, North Shore Station, Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Future dim for landmark Dempster depot 1995-03-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 30, 1995, p. 3 TDA Illinois Inc., Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Skokie Historical Society, Ciorba Group Inc., Operation Greenlight, Rigoni, Al, Historic buildings, Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois
Landmarks group recognizes station 1995-03-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 23, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, Dempster Street Train Station, North Shore Station, Historic buildings
Survey says : Save former train station 1994-12-01 The majority of Skokie Swift riders want to preserve the old station. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 1, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Skokie Swift site rehab disputed 1994-04-07 A dispute continues over redevelopment plans at the Skokie Swift station. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 7, 1994, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Dempster Street Train Station, Historic buildings
Dempster station's final stop? 1994-03-03 The Skokie Historical Society is trying to find a new use for the North Shore Station on Dempster, which is scheduled to be demolished. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 3, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dempster Street Train Station, North Shore Station, Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings
Historians want to save station 1993-12-09 The Skokie Historical Society is attempting to save the historic North Shore Station. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 9, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings
Spare Swift terminal: society 1993-11-18 The Skokie Historical Society would like to preserve the 68-year-old Skokie Swift station. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1993, p. 12 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Transportation, Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings
Old Skokie houses leave mark on local history 1993-06-17 Twelve Skokie houses received historic markers from the Skokie Historical Society. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 1993, p. 14 Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings
Old station is a keeper, rail fans say 1993-01-07 Local preservationists believe the Dempster St. Station in Skokie should be preserved. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 7, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Memories: Residents recall times when razed building served as speakeasy and ice cream parlor 1987-03-05 The double storefront building at the southeast corner of Lincoln Ave. and Warren St. was demolished on March 2. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 5, 1987, p. 3 Skokie - History, Lazer, Leonard, Historic buildings