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Though the playground equipment has greatly changed (as have the downtown buildings in the background), the Village Green play area, shown here in the late 1960s, has been a magnet for Northbrook children for many decades. Photo Submitted
Dan Kaye, Northbrook Historical Society
10:12 am CST November 27, 2018
Historical themes over certain time periods are seldom exact, with many overlapping trends and events competing for attention. But if “exploding population” best describes Northbrook in the 25 years following World War II, then “adjusting to the explosion” might best characterize the quarter century from 1968-93.