So You Think You Know Kenilworth?

Take a glimpse at a photo of Kenilworth's past, and give us your best guess as to where it is and share your memories.

This week we are introducing a monthly historical trivia column How well do you know Wilmette and Kenilworth? We're about to test your knowledge of your hometown.

In partnership with the Kenilworth Historical Society, we'd like to see if you can identify where this photo was taken and share its history or your memories of it.

We'll announce the correct answer Friday on here, Facebook and Twitter. Readers who guess the location correctly and also share their memories with us may be featured in our Friday article.

Tell us where you think the photo was taken by giving us your best guess in the comment section below and don't forget to share your memories!

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Marilyn Magnusson May 01, 2012 at 12:19 PM
This is behind Sears school next to the basketball courts. I have run past it for many years on my way to and from the Green Bay Trail.
Chi-an Chang May 01, 2012 at 02:19 PM
Thanks Marilyn for your guess! Any other guesses or memories to share?
Chi-an Chang May 01, 2012 at 09:58 PM
Melissa Rainford Fennelly wrote on Facebook: The Warming House! One side was used for sport stuff - especially skates before we went out on the iced over baseball fields. The other side was a community room used by scouts and the Sears 8th Graders for Friday night Drop-Ins!
Anne Hill Bird May 03, 2012 at 04:21 PM
This mid-century modern structure is the Kenilworth Village House, located at the end of Ivy Court. This is the south east corner. It was built around 1962-6(?) by the Kenilworth Scout troops, with donations and proceeds from the Annual Pancake Breakfast. It contains a meeting room with a large fireplace, a full kitchen, and bathrooms. the smaller room serves as the skating warming house. It is currently owned by the Village and is used for community functions, school functions, Junior High Drop In, and is the Junior High lunch room.


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