SHOREFRONT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit historical organization.

Contents Copyright © SHOREFRONT. Author reserves the right to reprint their article three months after posting to Shorefront Journal. Printed annually in the USA. Cover and contents may not be reproduced in whole or in part without prior written permission. SHOREFRONT is not responsible for misleading advertisements. Contributed articles reflect the writers’ opinions and not necessarily that of SHOREFRONT. The name and logo, SHOREFRONT, is trade marked #084415. SHOREFRONT assumes no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts and photographs and takes no responsibility for images that did not originate from SHOREFRONT, its staff and its archives. Manuscripts cannot be returned. Address all correspondence to SHOREFRONT, P.O. Box 1894, Evanston, IL 60204-1894.

The SHOREFRONT archives are held at the SHOREFRONT Legacy Center located at 2214 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201, (Lower Level, corner of Ridge Ave. and Noyes Street).

Since 1997, SHOREFRONT has received generous support from the following entities:

Major Support
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and the MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Col. (IL)  Jennifer N. Pritzker and Stone Heritage Properties.
Evanston Community Development Block Grant
Evanston Community Foundation root2fruit program
The Evanston Arts Council- a city agency- supported by the City of Evanston and the Illinois Arts Council- a state agency
The Mammel Foundation
PepsiCo Foundation
Sherman United Methodist Church, Evanston

Additional Support
Allegra “FootPrint” Fund
Chicago Tribune Foundation
The Foster Charitable Trust
Harris Bank Evanston
Evanston RoundTable
Illinois Humanities Council
The Links Incorporated- North Shore Chapter
The Robinson Family Foundation
Robinson Rentals
Robi Fund of the Chicago Community Trust
Sappi “Ideas That Matter”
Sherman United Methodist Church

. . .and the many individual and business supporters since our inception.

For a list of SHOREFRONTS current board members and advisors, visit

Updated 2/1/2016