- October 7, 1916 (Creation)
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Charter incorporating Association of North Shore Municipalities with the following participants Waukegan, North Chicago, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Highwood, Highland Park, Glencoe, Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette, and Deerfield.
Founded in 1917 with the leadership of Highland Park, Illinois mayor Samuel M Hastings to "secure to cooperations of the North Shore Municipalities in the administration of questions which affect the community...to acquire and disseminate valuable commercial , scientific and economic information pertaining to the business of municipalities, and to secure uniform action, economy and efficiency in the administration of municipal affairs.
The association endured at least into 1961 when it advocated for the continuation of the North Shore (electric railway) Line that ran from Chicago to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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