From the Front Lines: Preservation Chicago in the News
Every year the city’s leading nonprofit preservation group, Preservation Chicago, announces the “Chicago 7”—a list of seven significant buildings, parks, or public artworks considered to be the most endangered. This year saw the lineup grow by one as eight sites were deemed worthy of recognition. READ MORE
Chicagoans take pride in the fact that their city is home to an abundance of iconic and historically important pieces of architecture in the world. The non-profit Preservation Chicago was created to be a voice for those buildings, and keep them from the wrecking ball by finding ways to restore and repurpose. Since 2003, Preservation Chicago has released an annual “Most Endangered” list to raise awareness, money, and ideas for pieces of our city that would otherwise be lost. The 2018 list was announced yesterday at noon, and Executive Director Ward Miller joins us to go through the list and why these places and spaces are worth saving. READ MORE
At noon on Wednesday, February 28, Preservation Chicago released its annual Chicago 7 list of most endangered buildings. Each year for the past 15 years, the local historic preservation advocacy organization has used this list to draw the public’s attention to threatened elements of Chicago’s built environment. Whether they face specific and urgent threats, or longer-term and more diffuse ones, failing to preserve these places would erase important parts of Chicago’s history and harm the distinctive and celebrated built environment of the city. READ MORE
The 2018 Chicago 7 Most Endangered Buildings
"Preservation Chicago announces its annual "Chicago 7 Most Endangered Buildings List” for 2018 at noon, on February 28, 2018 in the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Lecture Hall, located off the lobby of the Railway Exchange Building, 224 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Admission is free to all. No registration necessary.READ MORE
Preservation Chicago will be at KAM Isaiah Israel in Hyde Park sponsoring a day of programming on Sunday Oct. 15th from 10:00 am. This is a free event and all are welcome. Everyone is invited to stop by and say hello.
Special performances from Kenwood School of Ballet, Kalapriya Dance, and the Praise Dance Team from Chicago Embassy Church.
Performances beginning at 10:00 am, and repeat every hour on the hour.
Tours of histREAD MORE
March 8, 2018 | NA
The next Commission on Chicago Landmarks meeting is Thursday, MARCH 8 at 12:25 at City Hall, Room 201-A.
CCL generally meets at City Hall the first Thursday of every month to discuss landmark designations and proposed demolitions or alterations for previously-landmarked structures. These meetings are open to the public. Preservation Chicago encourages ALL Chicagoans to attend!READ MORE
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