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The Celebration

part two

The Highland Park HP150 Map featured on the cover was created by Mark McMahon of McMahon Gallery

in Highwood. Maps and other HP150 souvenirs are available for purchase at www.cityhpil.com/gear.

Learn more about available items on page 18 of the Celebration Guide.

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CONGRATS TO OUR

CITYOF HIGHLAND PARK ON ITS

150 TH

ANNIVERSARY

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A message from the

Mayor Nancy Rotering

Our community has so much to celebrate

this year as Highland Park marks

its sesquicentennial – our milestone

150th Anniversary. We kicked off HP150

in January with dozens of events and celebrations.

This yearlong commemoration

provides us with an opportunity to come

together to reflect on our rich history,

our passionate present, and our exciting

future.

There is something for everyone,

thanks to the collaborative efforts of so

many who work to make our community

a diverse and exciting place to live and

visit. Our City staff, public officials,

library, schools, park district, service

organizations, not-for-profits, clergy,

business leaders, and an incredible array

of volunteers have worked tirelessly to

make Highland Park the place to be in

2019. Events and programs may be found

at www.cityhpil.com/HP150.

Upcoming highlights include the Big

Bash on July 4, the installation of an

HP150 public sculpture, the unveiling of

a quilt, the publication of a commemorative

book, over 150 service projects,

related school curricula, and a pioneer

celebration that is happening in the fall.

A huge thank-you to our sponsors and

steering committee.

From the days of the Potawatomi encamped

on our shores, the homesteaders

and the pioneers, the summer visitors, Ft.

Sheridan, our farmers, the origination of

the hospital, the railroad riders to Ravinia

Festival and the introduction of the expressway,

and doubling our population,

to our proud legacy as an arts incubator,

home to excellent schools, incredible

architecture, our beautiful lakefront and

parks, a wonderful library and vibrant

downtown, there is so much to learn and

celebrate about our city.

As we think about our city, what it

means to us as individuals and collectively

as a community, we take lessons

from the past, harness our passions in the

present, and plan for a future of strength,

curiosity, compassion, and leadership.

We stand on the shoulders of those who

had vision and a pioneering spirit, whether

in 1869, 1969, or 2019. HP150 is not

only about looking back at our evolution

to the present, but also about looking

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Proud to be here for 15 of the 150 years!

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Resident Stories

putz 124-year-old home

Preserving History (picture attached)

Lifetime Highland Park resident Marilyn

Putz and her husband, Fred Putz, are

part of the city’s rich history. The former

Highland Park High School teachers have

been married for 51 years and currently

reside in a 124-year-old home in the historic

Port Clinton area. The home, located

at 2580 Oak Street, was constructed

in 1895 by the Highland Park Building

Company.

“We fell in love with our house immediately,”

said Marilyn. “I always came back

to Highland Park. I knew this is where

I wanted to be. People cared about each

other, people helped each other. I always

have fond memories of Highland Park.”

The community aspect of the city is one

of the most significant memories Marilyn

and Fred have of Highland Park.

“We want to preserve the history of

Highland Park,” said Fred. “This is a

unique place.”

Marilyn was raised in Highland Park

and graduated from Highland Park High

School. She recalls a time when Highland

Park was a small rural town.

“When I was a kid, the farmers would

come into town to shop,” said Marilyn.

“There were farms where there are subdivisions

now. There were all kinds of

shops in town, department shops, shoe

stores, soda shops. You used to know everybody

in Uptown.”

jeff and susan

Highland Park Love Story

Jeff Mandel and Susan Schreiber Mandel,

now husband and wife, grew up together

in Highland Park. Their story began

at Ravinia Nursery School and continued

through Ravinia School and Edgewood

Middle School until they parted ways to

attend different high schools. Jeff traveled

the country for his work in real estate, development,

and building. Susan stayed

in Highland Park where she exceled in

her career in real estate. After nearly 40

years without seeing one another, Jeff

was home to attend his 45th high school

reunion. He met up with a few of his former

classmates from Ravinia at City Park

Grill, where Susan happened to be that

night as well. Susan spotted Jeff and his

friends from across the restaurant and was

shortly after reacquainted with Jeff.

“I remembered Jeff as one of the nicest

guys from school,” said Susan.

Realizing just how similar they were,

they arranged to meet again before Jeff

returned to California. The two made several

cross-country trips over the next few

years. As their chemistry grew, it became

apparent that the couple was meant to be.

And in 2011, they married.

Presently, Jeff and Susan live in Highland

Park with three generations of their

family.

“It’s our roots,” said Susan. “It’s where

we grew up. It’s where we felt the most

comfortable. It’s a fantastic place to raise

a family.”

Service Before Self

Highland Park native Ellsworth “Mike”

Mills II has lived a life full of commitments,

adventure, and excitement. The

93-year-old’s family has been in Highland

Park since 1904 when his grandparents

moved to the city.

Mike received his elementary education

at a school that still stands on Sheridan

Road today. In 1940, Mike went to

Northwestern Military & Naval Academy

in Lake Geneva. In 1942, Mike and his

best friend, Bruce Goodman, decided to

go to Highland Park High School to play

football in the fall, in lieu of attending

Mike Mills

military school. That season the HPHS

football team went undefeated. Mike

would return to military school the following

semester. On June 6, 1944, Mike

graduated from military school. Following

military school, Mike attended Northwestern

University, majoring in engineering,

and graduated in 1948.

“After I went to Northwestern, I got

married, had kids, and found a job in

Memphis,” said Mike. “After a while, we

decided we didn't like Tennessee and we

moved back to Highland Park.”

Upon Mike’s return, he became integrally

involved in the community joining

several organizations, boards, and

committees. Mike currently serves as a

member of the Highland Park/Highwood

Rotary Club. He has been a member for

25 years. He previously held a number

of other positions including Executive

Director for the Highland Park Historical

Society and Commander for the American

Legion.

“All of my friends are here (in Highland

Park),” said Mike. “I care about preserving

its history. What’s helped me live

a long life is being able to do something

all the time,” said Mike. “I also enjoy an

adult beverage every day.”


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Business Stories

Unknown, Ray Geraci, Shirley

Scheinman (light colored suit),

Unknown and Izzy Scheinman.

Stationery Station

“Forty-two years

ago I moved to Highland

Park with a

background as a highschool

English teacher

and a love and passion

for stationery and invitations.

A friend and I

purchased an existing

small stationery business,

sight unseen, at

1891 Second Street in

Highland Park. With

little experience and

young children by our side, we opened Stationery Station

in March 1977 at that same location. Our first logo

was of a station master.

“A few years after opening, my partner sold her share

to me, and I became the independent owner and moved

the store to 640 Central Avenue. In 2001, I moved into

an even larger space, 610 Central Avenue in Port Clinton

Square, where we currently reside.

I still am excited to come to work each day and love

thrilling our customers with unique, custom invitations

and gifts for their most important occasions.” –Sheryl

Oberman, The Stationery Station LTD.

Idlewood Electric

Idlewood Electric

opened its doors at 114

Skokie Valley Rd. in

Highland Park in 1970.

Izzy Scheinman and

Mayor Ray Geraci

Menoni & Mocogni

“Menoni & Mocogni started in 1908. Our first job was

providing sand to Old Elm Country Club in Highland

Park. Mr. Menoni hauled sand from Lake Michigan with

a team of horses and a wagon. As a result, he bought

a second team of horses and wagon. With these horses,

he also plowed the streets and pulled the fire engine. He

bought houses from nearby Fort Sheridan, dug out foundations,

and relocated them throughout Highland Park all

with his horses. The picture attached was taken 88 years

ago and the boulder in the picture can still be seen today

in Jens Jensen Park across from the Ravinia Train Station.”

–Al Ori

Williams Ski and Patio

“My family first opened the doors to Williams Ski &

Patio in 1875. We were a pioneer in patio furniture retail

and one of the first ski shops in Chicagoland. Over

the past 140 years, six generations of Williamses have

owned and operated the business. Throughout the evolution

of our store, we have continually adapted to new

products, trends, and technologies to maintain relevance

and a strong customer base.

“T. Williams founded our

family business in downtown

Chicago in 1875 selling

awnings, buggy tops,

tents, and canvas furniture.

Just as the company was

celebrating its platinum jubilee

(1949) with our fourth

generation of Williamses,

the business moved to Oak

Park, IL, and expanded to

include outdoor patio furniture.

This expansion was

the turning point for Williams Ski & Patio, allowing us

to become an early pioneer in specialty retail. Nearly 14

years later we expanded again to include a specialty ski

shop – one of the first ski shops in Chicagoland. In 1969,

Williams moved to Highland Park to the northwest corner

of Deerfield Rd. and US Hwy. 41 (the frontage road:

Old Skokie Rd.).

“Over the years we have moved locations, remodeled,

added show rooms, opened a warehouse, and redesigned

our business model to keep demand high. From spring

to summer, we sell outdoor patio furniture, in-house deliver,

and service our durable products. In fall and winter

we specialize in ski clothing, equipment, service, rentals,

and accessories. Plus, we own and operate the Snowflake

Club, which runs Saturday trips to teach 8–18 year olds

how to ski and snowboard. We meet and exceed the expectations

of North Shore customers and today we are

Chicagoland’s largest ski and outdoor patio furniture

specialty store.

“I take pride in the fact that Williams Ski & Patio is

still family-owned and operated, with the sixth-generation

owner Brett Williams now operating the business.”

–Mark Williams


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Winning Essay

1st place essay

Art Contest Winners

1st Place

Katelyn Rosen

4th grade, Mrs. Hoffman

What Highland Park Means to Me

Emma S. Puharich

211puharich@student.dist113.org

I have a different experience from most high school students living in Highland Park.

I grew up in Evanston and moved here just a couple of years ago, the summer before

my freshman year in High School.

To be honest, this was a move that I was not looking forward to. I was leaving all the

friends I grew up with and a town where everything was familiar. The only things I knew

about Highland Park were from weekend visits with my grandparents who have lived

here for 50 years. I always loved the nature scenes in their backyard, from family of deer

roaming freely to watching the occasional fox or coyote (from a distance!). I also fondly

remembered visits to the Botanic Garden nearby, walking alongside colorful flower and

plant gardens with my sister still in a stroller.

Although my move was filled with anxiety, I could not have been more surprised when I

found Highland Park to be the welcoming community it is. That summer I met a group of

friends who not only made me feel at home but introduced me to all the other amazing

things Highland Park has to offer -- its breathtaking parks and beaches, exciting outdoor

events like the Port Clinton Art Festival and concerts at Ravinia, plus its dynamic

downtown full of quaint shops, restaurants and cafes.

Sometimes I wonder what it would have been like to grow up here. There are many

great experiences our town has to offer young children by members of the community.

Last Halloween I was lucky to be a part of this. Along with others working at downtown

shops, I handed out treats to kids who could not have been more excited, running up

and down Central Street beaming with huge smiles and in an array of costumes.

Today I truly feel part of the Highland Park community. Not only do I have a great parttime

job at a store on Central Street, I will be a Park District lifeguard at Rosewood

Beach this summer. I also love visiting the Art Center and enjoy practicing for golf team

at the new Sunset Valley Golf Club. And during my free time, I’m usually showing off

Highland Park to my old friends.

But most of all, I am proud to now live in my mother’s childhood home, in the vibrant,

welcoming and family-friendly community that is Highland Park. And, like my

grandparents, I hope to raise my children here and call Highland Park home just like

they have for many years to come.

1 st

2 nd

3 rd

2nd Place

Samantha Koemer

Sherwood School, 4th

grade, Mr. Patrick

3rd Place

Lila Archambeau

Ravinia School, 4th

Grade, Mrs. Wolin

Judges

comments:

1st Place:

"we loved how she

incorporated the

logo with the detailed

drawings and titled

the inside of each petal

section. It looked like

an ad".

2nd Place:

"Very unique and

vibrant, along with

the story being told

about HP, the detailed

illustrations are

awesome"!

3rd place:

"Very unique and

detailed drawing.

We enjoyed the

presentation too! We

fell in love with the

BFF's and the kitties!"

Overall:

"Great imagery was

used to show all

aspects of the town. I

really appreciate the

attention to detail

within each branch and

overall composition".


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Upcoming Event Highlights

North Shore Venetian Night

Saturday, August 17

Park Avenue Beach

This traditional Venetian Night event, coordinated

by the North Shore Yacht Club (NSYC),

will feature an evening parade of themed boats

decorated with festive lights that can be viewed

from Park Avenue Beach. Registration to be in

the parade is open to anyone with a (US Coast

Guard compliant) boat.

Stupey Cabin Harvest Fest and Tours

Saturday, September 14

Stupey Cabin

1707 St. Johns Ave

located next to City Hall

Celebrate the city’s rich history with a tour

of Stupey Cabin, games, food, and music. More

information will be available at www.cityhpil.

com/HP150.

Open Doors Highland Park

Saturday, September 28

throughout Highland Park

This free tour day will allow participants to

enter non-residential building interiors and

hear from docents about the history of each

site. A complete list of participants will be available

at www.cityhpil.com/HP150.

Time Capsule Dedication

December TBD at City Hall

1707 St. Johns Ave.

The City will host a Time Capsule Dedication

Ceremony to fill the Bicentennial Time Capsule.

Call Out for Time Capsule Content

The City is currently gathering ideas for

what should be included in the Bicentennial

Time Capsule, which will be opened in 2069.

Submit ideas at cityhp@cityhpil.com.

Apparel and Merchandise

HP150 brand wear and merchandise

with the sesquicentennial

logo is now available

for purchase at www.cityhpil.

com/gear.

All purchases should be

made through the website. If

you need help with the website

or have questions about your

order, please reach out directly

to Think Ink at 815-459-4565.

HP150

brand wear will

be available for

sale throughout

the year!

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HP150 Bitter Jester Music Festival

May - July

HP150 HP150 Go Bitter Highland Bitter Jester Jester Park Music Music Community Festival Festival Walk May June May - July 8- July

Go Highland Pieces Pieces of History of Park Community Puzzle Project

Walk June June 8- - August

Pieces Food of Food History Truck Truck Thursdays Puzzle Project

June June - August -- September

Food

Ravinia Farmers Market

June - October

Ravinia Truck Farmers Thursdays Market

June June - September - October

Big Bash, Forth Fest, Parade, and Firework July 4

Ravinia Big

Commemorative

Bash, Farmers Forth Market Fest,

Book Release

Parade, and Firework June

July

July - October

TBD

4

Big Commemorative Bash,

National

Forth

Night

Fest, Book Out

Parade, Release and Firework July

August July 4TBD

6

Commemorative National North Shore Night Book Venetian Out Release Night July August TBD176

National

North Port Night

Shore Clinton Out

Venetian Art Festival Night / Taste of Highland Park August August

623 17- 25

North Shore Stupey Venetian

Port Clinton Cabin Art Harvest Night

Festival Fest / Taste and Tours August

of Highland Park September 17

August 2314

- 25

Port Clinton Open Doors Art Festival Highland / Taste Park of Highland Park August September 23 - 25 28

Stupey Cabin Harvest Fest and Tours September 14

Stupey HP150 Cabin Sculpture Harvest Fest Unveiling and Tours September 14 TBD

Open HP150 Doors Quilt Highland Unveiling Park September TBD 28

Open Doors Highland Park September 28

HP150 HP150 Highland Sculpture Sculpture Park Unveiling Fire Unveiling Department Pancake Breakfast September October September 6 TBD TBD

HP150 HP150 HP150 Quilt Quilt Unveiling Light Unveiling Up the Night September November September TBD 16TBD

Highland Sesquicentennial Park Fire Time Department Capsule Pancake Dedication Breakfast December October 6TBD

Highland Park Fire Department Pancake Breakfast October 6

HP150 HP150 Light Light Up Up the the Night Night November 16 16

Sesquicentennial *Schedule subject Time to Time change. Capsule Capsule Visit Dedication

cityhpil.com/HP150 for a full December list of planned TBD TBD activities.

*Schedule subject to change. Visit cityhpil.com/HP150 for a full list of planned activities.

*Schedule subject to change. Visit cityhpil.com/HP150 for a full list of planned activities.

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HP150 Fourth of July Celebration

11 AM–2 PM

Fourth Fest & Big Bash

Sunset Woods Park

1801 Sunset Rd.

Proudly brought to the community by the

Park District of Highland Park & presented

by the Highland Park Bank & Trust

(Cash-Only Event)

10 AM

HP150 Main Parade

Downtown Highland Park

Proudly brought to the community by the City of

Highland Park & Park District of Highland Park

The main parade follows and features floats, marching

bands, dignitaries, novelty groups, community entries,

and other special entertainment. The parades begin

at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and St. Johns

Avenue, proceed on St. Johns to Elm Place, west

on Elm Place, immediately south on First

Street, west along Central Avenue, and

continue to Sunset Park for the big

Fourth Fest Celebration Event!

Attractions: Carnival Rides, Petting Zoo,

Pony Rides, Carnival Games, Inflatables,

Climbing Wall. ($5/5 tickets available for

purchase at the event)

HP150 Big Bash

Events: Pie-eating

contest, games,

free birthday cake,

community photo

9:30 AM

Children’s Bike

& Pet Parade

Downtown Highland Park

Sponsored by

the Highland Park

Chamber of

Commerce

Live music: Main Stage: Rod Tuffcurls and the

Benchpress Pavilion Stage: HP Pops

4–9:30 PM

Concert & Fireworks

Wolters Field | 1080 Park Ave.

Proudly brought to the community by Bitter Jester

Creative & The City of Highland Park

The grand finale of the Bitter Jester Music Festival

will take place at Wolters Field at 4 PM. Food vendors

are onsite during the concert and leading up to the

aerial fireworks display at 9:30 PM. The fireworks are

best viewed from Wolters Field. Parking is available

at Wolters Field, Highland Park

Hospital’s East Parking Lot, or in

the Recreation Center of Highland

Park parking lot.

Food: available

for purchase from

Highland Park restaurants

Unlimited Ride Wristbands are available for pre-purchase for $20 June 25 – July 3 at Recreation Center of Highland Park, West Ridge Center, and

Highland Park Bank and Trust (two locations – 1949 St. Johns Ave. & 623 Roger Williams). Wristbands are available for purchase at the event for

$25. Ride tickets may also be purchased at the event: 5 tickets for $5. Food, beverages, and attraction tickets will be available for purchase.

This is a cash-only event.


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Historic Home Celebration

The Historic Home Celebration highlighted the

city’s remarkable and unique architecture. Yard

signs were placed in the front yards of approximately

200 historic and noteworthy homes from

April through May.

The lawn signs included a website (www.cityhpil.com/arch)

that will link to an interactive map

with the construction date, the architect, and the

style of each historic home. The interactive map is

anticipated to be released by the end of 2019.

“The interactive map is the Committee’s ‘birthday

present’ to the City and will allow us to continue

to celebrate Highland Park’s architectural beauty

for the next 150 years,” said HP150 Architecture

Committee Chair Jean Sogin. “The Committee appreciates

all the property owners who have chosen

to participate in the Historic Homes Celebration.”


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North Shore School District 112 Celebrates HP 150

( Jesse Lowe Smith

(1869-1934) was a

pioneering educator

who served as

Superintendent of

Schools for District

107 and the principal

of the Elm Place

Schoolcredit:

Highland Park

Historical Society)

North Shore School District 112 follows in the proud

tradition of dedicated educators in the pursuit of

providing the students of our community excellence in

the classroom. Schools in the local area have a long and

storied past that is cherished by generations of proud

students, staff, alumni, and community members who

have made incredible contributions to our schools and

communities. District 112 was born in 1993 after the

consolidation of three school districts in an area that

has been educating children since the mid 19th century.

Today, the district is in the midst of a process to bring

a refreshed, viable, and consistent curriculum designed

to educate all students in all schools. District 112 has

implemented new academic enrichment programs,

introduced new curricular resources, and welcomed a

new superintendent, Michael Lubelfeld, Ed.D., as well

as several new administrators at the school and district

levels.

(Michael Lubelfeld,

Ed.D., Current

Superintendent of

Schools who took

office in District 112

in July of 2018 )

(Edgewood Middle

School ca. 1959

credit: Highland

Park Historical

Society)

District 112 has also achieved a major milestone by

passage of Phase I of a historic Long-Range Plan to

renovate and modernize Northwood Middle school

(built in the 1960s) and Edgewood Middle School (built

in the 1950s). This construction and renovation project

represents the first time in the history of the district

that a major overhaul of facilities will impact every

student in the district in such a short timeframe. As we

look towards the future and realize our goals together

as one community, we look to the past for guidance and

inspiration. District 112 is dedicated to helping sustain

the vibrancy of the local community and is happy to

take part in the celebration of Highland Park’s

Sesquicentennial.

(Northwood Jr.

High School ca. 1962

credit: Epstein Global)


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The Highland Park Community Foundation is proud to have provided over

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Service Projects

The HP150 Service Committee is working toward achieving 150 service projects in 2019. A number of different projects are highlighted on this page. If you or your

organization, school, club, place of worship, or business is coordinating a service project or volunteer initiative, please contact Marietta Stevens at the Volunteer Pool

of Highland Park at info@volunteerpoolhp.org or call 847-433-2190 with a short description of the service project, its impact, and a photograph after the project has

been completed. All projects are being compiled on the City website at www.cityhpil.com/HPservice.

Congregation Solel in Highland

Park welcomes refugee

1.

families to the area.

Last year, Congregation Solel and cosponsor

Refugee One sponsored a family

from Rohingva. For six months after the

family arrived, Solel members tutored the

children and parents, donated funds and

home goods, and acted as mentors meeting

with the family each week to help them

obtain library cards, learn how to use public

transportation, know where to shop for

food and other goods, and show them Chicagoland

sites. Solel members continue to

assist the family on a periodic basis.

After three months, the father began

full-time employment with the help of

Refugee One. The 5-year-old boy is thriving

in kindergarten in a Chicago Public

School, and the entire family is acclimating

to a very different life in Chicago.

This year, Solel is preparing to sponsor

another refugee family expected to arrive

in the summer.

Rotary Interact Club from

2.

Highland Park High School

helped prepare lunches for family

members staying at Ronald McDonald

house who have sick children in the hospital.

Members of the community

3.

responded to the call for volunteers

for the Postal Food drive

on May 11th. Hundreds of bags of food

donations were sorted and organized.

NorthShore Highland Park

4.

Hospital employees and vendors

collected over 200 packs

of diapers during a special February 2019

diaper drive.

The Highland Park Baha’i

5.

Community is picking up litter

on Lake Cook Road from Highway

41 to Braeside Station to make sure

the entire area is ready for Ravinia Festival

season, when a number of new visitors

come to Highland Park.

Working Bikes participated in

6.

our Martin Luther King Day of

Service taking bike donations.

Working Bikes donates to individuals and

partner organizations to provide transportation

to people in homeless transition,

refugee resettlement, and youth empowerment

programs in our community.

Working Bikes donates over 6,000 bicycles

each year to our international and local

partners. President, Phil Kaplan, is a

Highland Park resident.

Working bikes accepts donations of

used bikes and volunteers to fix bikes so

they can be shipped to areas in need. Webpage:

www.workingbikes.org

Tree Hugs participated our

7. Martin Luther King Day of Service.

Tree Hugs is a project

aimed to directly provide winter wear to

individuals in

need of warmth in

the Chicago area.

Tree Hugs, organized

by students

at Highland

Park High School

and Terry Grossberg,

plan coat/hat/scarf drives throughout

the year. The coats and scarves/gloves

are tied to trees in the Chicago area for

anyone to use. A note is hung on the coat

(below) for those in need to take them.

Red Oak Elementary School

8.

Service Club decorated marker

recycling bins and signs to promote

our Colorcylce program. Colorcyle

is marker recycling program offered by

Crayola.

The Highland Park Woman’s

9. Club donated two coolers to the

Moraine Township Food Pantry

for their new location. In addition, the

Woman’s Club funds two Highland Park

High School students and two Deerfield

High School students with scholarships in

May.

Northwood and Edgewood

10.

Middle School’s Annual Day of

Giving (DoG) benefited over

500 people in the community. Students

and staff donated food, clothing, toiletries,

and winter gear. Students organized

donations and set up a superstore so families

could shop for free.

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PROJECTS | Continued from page 29

11.

Northwood Gives

Back helped mix,

scoop, bake, and package bakery

products for Misericordia. The

group made over 3,000 cookies

in the first hour!

The City of Highland

12. Park Fire Department

collected books

for at-risk children for their Annual

Book Drive.

Immaculate Conception

Parish volunteers

13.

do the shopping and

cooking and serve a wonderful

meal at a soup kitchen in Waukegan

every month. This devoted

group of volunteers feeds between

60-100 people.

Ravinia Festival collected

gently used mu-

14.

sical instruments at the

Martin Luther King Day of Service

2019 for use by its Reach

Teach Play music education programs.

Students from Highland

Park and Deer-

15.

field High Schools

volunteered May 9th at North

Suburban Legal Aid Clinic’s

“Open Doors” event.

Highland Park 150th anniversary sculpture created by Michael szabo Studio. Insite rendering at proposed location , park at deerfield, hickory and laurel.

HP150 Sculpture

To commemorate Highland Park’s

sesquicentennial, the City conducted a

competitive solicitation for an outdoor

public art sculpture and ultimately commissioned

a sculpture entitled “Ingress”

by artist Michael Szabo of San Francisco,

CA. “Ingress” will be installed in

fall 2019 at the corner park at the intersection

of Deerfield Road, Hickory

Street, and Laurel Avenue. The HP150

sponsor bricks will also be installed at

the park.

Standing over 8' tall and 24' wide, “Ingress”

symbolizes both a ribbon honoring

the first 150 years of Highland Park,

and from another angle, a gateway to the

future. The design aims to create experiences

of contemplation, curiosity, wonderment,

and joy. The interior height of

the arch is 7', allowing people to experience

the gateway by walking through and

around the sculpture. The sculpture will

be fabricated from brushed stainless steel

and rich patina bronze, durable and lasting

materials, to help reflect the surrounding

environment.

“Throughout my career, I have explored

how sculptures in a public space

can inspire and strengthen bonds between

individuals, communities, and their surroundings,”

said Szabo. “The City of

Highland Park’s commitment to the arts,

its outstanding architecture, and friendly

people make me proud to have a permanent

art piece in the area and to contribute

my creative energy to a place that has

been part of my life since the early phase

of my career as an artist.”

Szabo earned a degree in Fine Art from

the Rhode Island School of Design, and

in 2004, established Michael Szabo Studio

in San Francisco, CA. Over the past

14 years, the studio has been involved in

nearly 100 public and private commissions.

“Ingress” was selected out of a pool of

29 different proposals by the Cultural Arts

Commission (CAC). City Council accepted

the recommendation of the CAC.

In 2018, the City conducted a request for

proposals process which was promoted

locally and internationally through a variety

of arts groups and organizations. The

purpose of the sesquicentennial art sculpture

is to add to the prestige of the City’s

art collection; engage imaginative interaction

and reflection; attract and please visitors;

contribute to the overall livability of

the City of Highland Park; reflect on the

innovative energy and creative values of

the community; and consider the engagement

of viewers who encounter the work

in differing modes, including on foot, by

bike, and in cars.

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HP150 Commemorative Book

The presale for the HP150 Commemorative Book is

underway. The book is filled with rich city history, historic

and current photographs, and an eloquent overview

of the 2019 celebrations. Books are available for $20 and

must be ordered in advance. Please visit www.cityhpil.

com/HP150 to order a commemorative book.

Time Capsule Opening

The City’s Centennial Celebration Time Capsule Opening took place Monday, March 11, at City Hall. Photo Credit:

Scott McDougall Photography, LLC. Video from the event is available at www.cityhpil.com/TimeCapsuleOpening.

A special thank you to Stephen Knobel for creating the event video.

The Parson’s Wife’s Tale

It’s time to shed light on a man I know, Elisha Gray,

He’s the true inventor of the telephone whose story I tell.

He’s the genius, not that phony thief, Alexander Graham Bell.

I have closely watched Elisha experimenting

in the dark mud-walled basement of my home,

the parson’s manse beside the Presbyterian Church.

Commemorative Quilt

The HP150 Art Committee is putting together a commemorative

quilt in honor of the city’s anniversary. The

quilt will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library

in the fall of 2019.

Pictured is a blocked quilt pieced together in 1896

by the Women’s Missionary Society of the Evangelical

Church. Each block represents a letter of the alphabet.

Church members and friends were invited to donate 10

cents for the privilege of writing their name on the appropriate

alphabet block. This was a fundraising project

to purchase pulpit furniture and carpeting for the new

church. A total of $174.45 was raised. There are a total of

828 signatures on the quilt.

I would frequently descend our back staircase

past the room with the fireplace Elisha wouldn’t use

avoiding damage to his work from sparks or smoke.

In a dark room, Elisha wove wires, magnets, and disks,

Immersing them in water, he used batteries to create waves

that would one day connect people ‘round the world.

A generous member of our growing community,

he financed a chapel and a high school, installed outdoor lights,

and joined women of our church stitching patchwork quilts.

In December, 1894, our congregants witnessed

the first public exhibition of his electric telephone.

The poster in our hall describes the magic event:

Unique and Extraordinary Feature will be the First Public Exhibition

of Elisha Gray’s ELECTRIC TELEPHONE: Familiar melodies transmitted

from a distance received upon violins and other instruments.

A year later Elisha telegraphed the patent office in Washington,

but a Boston professor named Bell claimed a patent filing that day—

before Gray’s telegram was officially read and registered.

The struggle between the two inventors went on for years.

We all know who won (perhaps with bribery and lies?)

But many in Highland Park know the truth to be otherwise.

It’s time we document the work of Elisha Gray,

bring him out of the shadows, place him center stage,

reveal the story of this wonder of our age!

Betsy Dolgin Katz

Elisha Gray was an electrical engineer granted over 70 U.S. patents for his inventions

and was co-founder of the Western Electrical Manufacturing Company.

Voices of the Past

To celebrate the 150th anniversary

of Highland Park, IL, East on Central

and Highland Park Poetry collaborated

to create the HP150 Persona Poetry

Project. Local writers were invited to

research some element of local history

– a person, place, or significant event –

and then create a persona poem. Each

poem captures a moment of Highland

Park history as told from the perspective

of a resident (either an imagined

witness or based on an actual person).

The assembled poems of personal portraits

across the years include bank

robbery, murder, shipwreck, movie

making, and more. The time period

extends beyond the 150 years of Highland

Park’s incorporation with native,

early explorer, pioneer, and settler perspectives.

These voices of the past represent

the interests and curiosity of the

contributing poets rather than an official

history. The book, edited by Jennifer

Dotson, Highland Park Poetry’s

Founder and Program Coordinator,

contains the complete text of all poems

in the project. Copies are available for

purchase online. Visit www.highlandparkpoetry.org

to learn more.

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

Lead Sponsor

Ravinia Festival

First Bank of Highland Park

Millennial Sponsor

Highland Park Bank and Trust

Merrill Lynch

Facchini Family

Dolores Kohl Education

Foundation

Clifford Moos

Jewel-Osco

Centennial Sponsor

American Legion Post #145

Exmoor County Club

Cindy Wolfson

Jeffrey Zivin

Ronald S. Katch

Menoni & Mocogni, Inc.

Pasquesi Plumbing

ComEd

Highland Park City Council

Carol S. Honigberg

Sponsors and General Thank-You to Committees and Government Partners

A special thank-you to the HP150 Steering Committee, HP150 subcommittees, City

of Highland Park, the Park District of Highland Park, North Shore School District 112,

Township High School District 113, the Highland Park Public Library, and Moraine

Township for helping make all of these events and initiatives possible.

Rotary Club of Highland Park/Highwood

Jack & Donna Greenberg

Myron & Eleanor Lieberman

Susan and David Ruder

Era Sponsor

David & Cynthia Brunjes

Craftwood Lumber & Hardware

Gary Gordon & Marilyn Hirsch

Joyce and David Dlugie

PROJECTS | Continued from page 31

Arbor Day

The City’s Arbor Day Celebration on April 27 at Ravinia

Elementary School allowed the City to celebrate its

rich history of tree care and advocacy. The City has held

status as a Tree City USA for 39 years.

Mexico’s Day of the Child

Day of the Child took place on April 27 with crafts

and entertainment celebrating the importance of loving,

accepting, and appreciating children along with Mexican

heritage and culture. The event took place at the Highland

Park Public Library and was sponsored by Working

Together and the Highland Park Sister Cities Foundation.

HP150 Tours

The HP150 Architecture Committee coordinated three

exciting Highland Park Tours on May 11: Highland Park

Architecture Tour, Hollywood in Highland Park Tour,

and Art Tour. A number of the tours were sold out.


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Highland Park!

From

Proud to be entering our 69th year of service within

the rich and vibrant City of Highland Park!

Since 1951, HP Community Early Learning Center has provided

high quality, affordable child care & education to generations.

Congratulations

to theCityof

HighlandParkonits

150th Anniversary!

We believe in the power of play...

Highland Park Community Early Learning Center is a place where

Childhood is cherished Diversity is celebrated and Individuality is respected.

Our nurturing and highly trained staff implements a

developmentally appropriate curriculum, rich in exploration

and discovery and integrated with the fine arts.

New This Fall!

Our center will be located at West Ridge

Park at 640 Ridge Road. Partial and Full

day programming for 2-5 year olds.

We look forward to many more years of working

with the young children of this city.

For more information, call or email us at 847.432.3301

or info@hpcommunity.org.

From themembers, board, clergy

andstaff at North Suburban

Synagogue Beth El.


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COM•MU•NI•TY BANK:

noun

A commercial bank that derives

funds from and lends to the

community where it operates

and is not affiliated with a multibanking

holding company.

Over 60 years

of Community Banking

First Bank of Highland Park prides itself in giving back to the community and meeting

the needs of our neighbors. We are an independently owned community bank that

derives our sources of funds from, and lends money to, our community.

We firmly believe that it is our duty as a responsible corporate citizen to support our

local community on many different levels.

As one of the five largest privately held banks in Chicago, we are privileged to support

the community that has helped us grow.

It’s the way banking should be.

HIGHLAND PARK

1835 First Street

847.432.7800

NORTHBROOK

633 Skokie Boulevard

847.272.1300

FIRSTBANKHP.COM


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EXPERIENCE

SOMETHING NEW

OPENING

2019

Happy 150th,

HIGHLAND PARK

FOR MORE INFORMATION

RAVINIA.ORG

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