Maps Available at Wilmette Public Library

Digitized maps are available on the library's local history website

Bound map volumes Kept on the Atlas stand in the Local History Room

Top Shelf

Sanborn Insurance maps of Chicago Illinois: Volume J. Sanborn Map Company, 1914 with additions to June 1936. The volume includes Wilmette locations east of Ridge Ave.; Kenilworth; Winnetka; Chicago locations south of Howard Ave., east of Western Ave., north of Devon.

Shelf 1 and Shelf 2

Ownership index to Wilmette, July 1, 1936—two copies of basic index. One copy of the below listed supplemental indexes divided between the two basic indexes.

  • July 1, 1936-September 1, 1936
  • July 1, 1937-December 1, 1942
  • December 1, 1942-May 1, 1944
  • May 1, 1944-January 1, 1951
  • January 1, 1951- March 1, 1955
  • Temporary supplement Dec. 1955
  • March 1959
  • March 1, 1955-March 1, 1959
  • October 1960-March 1962

Shelf 3

Chicago Zoning Maps. Also contains assorted suburban maps. No date.
1876 Atlas of Illinois (Reproduction)

Shelf 4

Untitled volume showing hand drawn maps of sewer pipes laid in Wilmette.

Shelf 5

Ownership indexes to Kenilworth
Official atlas of New Trier Township. Clear view maps compiled and furnished by Sidwell Studio. Hand written entries dates April 1, 1950—April 1955.


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