Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Walgreens and CVS are scheduled to open at opposite ends of Wilmette, in Edens Plaza and Plaza de Lago respectively.
Wilmette will soon add two drug stores to its list of new businesses in town. Scheduled to open in early November, Walgreens is expected to take up half of the former Borders bookstore location in Edens Plaza, 3232 Lake Ave., or about 15,000 square feet. On the east side of Wilmette, CVS is expected to open in March 2013 and occupy the 12,700-square-foot space formerly occupied by a Crate and Barrel outlet in Plaza del Lago, 1515 Sheridan Rd. There are two existing Walgreens in Wilmette, one at 333 Ridge Rd. and the other at 811 Green Bay Rd. The nearest existing CVS is in northwest Evanston at 3333 Central St. West Wilmette Underserved by Pharmacy Walgreens plans to take advantage of the high mall customer volume and prime location …
Monday, September 12, 2011
The Village will consider amending a code so CVS can install a drive-through window at the facility.
Before CVS Pharmacy moves into Plaza Del Lago, the village will consider amending a zoning ordinance to allow the business to have a drive-through window, TribLocal reports. Currently drive-through windows aren't allowed at the location, but village trustees will vote Tuesday night to have CVS's request reviewed by a special zoning committee. Earlier: Wilmette Loses Some Businesses, Gains Others The pharmacy is set to take over the space left vacant by Crate and Barrel in April. Read the full TribLocal story. Stay tuned to Patch for more on the development. Like Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch on Facebook to join the conversation.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
The sale ends a year-long dispute between the board and the previous owner.
Wilmette Village Trustees approved the purchase of the property at 611 Green Bay Road for $3.675 million. The village bought the roughly one-acre parcel of land from Mitch Miller, Wilmette Village Center LLC’s owner, who sued the village last year when they denied him a permit that would allow Miller to put in a drive-through CVS drugstore. With the village’s approval to purchase this land, the year-long dispute and suit will be dropped. “It gives the village control of a very key parcel of land that allows us to move forward with planning,” said Alan Swanson, village trustee. The village views the property as a crucial piece to revitalizing the village center and a first step in the newly adopted comprehensive plan. The village would …