Monday, July 8, 2013
THE RESIDENCE OF MR. & MRS. JOHN H. PLATT, WINNETKA, ILLINOIS by J.D. Toloff
This week we have another offering from Architecture and Design Magazine from 1937. Here are J.D. Toloff's photos of the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Platt of Winnetka, Illinois:
According to the 1940 Census, the Platts lived at 221 Winnetka Avenue in Winnetka, Illinois. Mr. Platt was the Director of an advertising company. The Platts had four sons: Robert, John Jr., James and William, and a live-in servant Letitia Ward. The put the value of their house at $35,000.00 (!!!).
Here's the front of the house again from 1937:
and here it is today:
I'm glad to see that not much has changed. Thanks to J.D. Toloff for another masterpiece.