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990 Sheridan Road will be the site for the Winnetka Historical Society’s June Gala. Photo Submitted
Winnetka Historical Society, Contributing Columnist
12:21 am CDT May 30, 2019
Suburban life isn’t for everyone, and it apparently didn’t suit Chicagoan John L. Shortall. Around 1905, he bought six acres of land bordering a ravine at 990 Sheridan Road and commissioned a large house from architect William Carbys Zimmerman.