Lake Bluff Stories

Explore Our Quirky Past!

Why is there no clock in the Village Hall tower?

Who pitched the idea for the Lake Bluff Sledding Hill?

Which is scarier: Being hunted by wolves or a stalked by a panther?

How many Major League Baseball players have called Lake Bluff home?

Who were Ben & Ida Cloes and why should Lake Bluff care?

611 Walnut: What’s that knobby concrete building on Walnut Avenue for, anyway?

1918: World War 1, Spanish Flu, a blizzard … and the Harris Bridge, which is now the Moffett Bridge. Do you know why?