1005 North McKinley Road

Year of award: 
1994
Award category: 
Preservation

Although the front of this building has been revised in small ways, the original character has been retained and the shop, once known as the McKinley Road Grocery Store, is well-maintained.  The present owner, who is only the second owner of the building, resisted suggestions several years ago that he "modernize" the street view of his tailor shop.  Had he done that, rather than repairing and renovating in keeping with the original character of his building, Lake Forest would have lost an important part of its retail past.