It's not every day that a Wilmette resident gets to go date Elvis, wins a Grammy, Emmy & Golden Globe and perform in a rock opera. Well, Ann Margaret is not your typical person on any level. A lot of Wilmette residents are proud to recount her time in our lovely suburb, at New Trier and later Northwestern but did you ever wonder how she got from her home (pictured here) at 1315 Wilmette Avenue to Hollywood?
This 1961 Chicago Tribune article explains it really well. Click on it to go to the Tribune's archive to read the entire piece.
Sarah Rothschild, Realtor & Architectural History Nerd.