This six-bedroom home was featured in the popular John Hughes comedy.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally-friendly abodes, The North Shore is chock-full of one-of-a kind homes. Each week, Patch features one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. This week’s three-story colonial, located at 230 Oxford Road in East Kenilworth is listed at $1,699,000. Its 3,576 square feet contain six bedrooms and 3.2 baths. Built in 1916, this home has historical appeal and a grand location, but also impressive is its stardom. In the 1987 movie Planes, Trains & Automobiles, the house was used as the home of Steve Martin’s character, Neil Page. Is your home a ‘Wow’ House? Want to nominate a spectacular, unusual or just plain cool property on the North Shore? E-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Loyola Academy graduate and Winnetka native placed 2nd in the 400-meter freestyle and 3rd in the 200-individual medley at the Olympic Trials in Omaha; he will represent the U.S. in London starting July 27.
North Shore native Conor Dwyer is headed to the Olympics, to represent the United States, and his hometown of Winnetka, in London later this month. Dwyer, 23, a Loyola Academy graduate, took second place in the 400-meter freestyle event June 25 at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. That placement qualified him for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team, along with 47 others who vied for the coveted honor. “It was unbelievable after the 400; it was a lot of emotion and it was hard for me to put it into words, I’ve put so much work in over the last 11 months,” Dwyer said. “It was breathtaking.” Dwyer also placed third in the 200-meter individual medley (IM) and fourth in the 200-meter freestyle events during the 10-day trials that ended July …