Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Chemical leak from a nearby dry cleaner forced a 5-year delay in startup's plans in Kenilworth.
Tom Snellback scoured the North Shore for years to find a second location for his Chicagoland auto-detailing business, The Last Detail. Although The Last Detail has 54,000-square-feet of space to store and maintain luxury cars in North Chicago, most of its customers reside in Cook County, not in Lake County. To better serve his clients, Snellback wanted a galleria on the North Shore where he could show off and sell a few cars, as well as do minimal maintenance and provide better service to his customers to the south. Related: Sherwin-Williams Sets Up in Kenilworth While Snellback nearly purchased the old Midas shop in south Winnetka, he eventually found what he was looking for in the 600 block of Green Bay Road in Kenilworth. The building…
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The American Fortune 500 company set up shop on Green Bay Road in July.
Considering home or business renovations this summer? Another stop on your grocery list of stores might be the new Sherwin-Williams Company shop in Kenilworth. The paint and building materials company held a grand opening at its Green Bay Road location July 13, The Wilmette Beacon reports. (Earlier: Check out more of Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch's business coverage.) Read the Wilmette Beacon's full story. Stay tuned to Patch for more on business development in Wilmette and Kenilworth.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The village board wishes to have provisions in place that will better accommodate renewable energy.
The Kenilworth Board of Trustees imposed a moratorium on the construction of windmills in the village, allowing its planners nine months to craft provisions that will allow residents to have greener homes. Though giant windmills may be an odd presence in a small, upscale village, renewable energy models have been coming down both in size and price while rising in popularity nationwide. Following the recommendation of the Building, Planning and Zoning Committee, the board voted unanimously Tuesday night to take the progressive step that will accommodate wind power and external geothermal units, just as the village code was re-written 20 years ago to allow for solar panels that fit village aesthetics. The stipulations on solar power will …