Preservation Chicago revealed its 2017 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered Buildings” at noon, on March 1, 2017 in the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Lecture Hall in the Railway Exchange Building. The announcement was well attended by the media, supporters of Preservation Chicago, and other interested members of the public. Preservation Chicago wishes to again thank our colleagues at CAF for hosting us in their wonderful space!
The 2017 Chicago 7 were well reported in 16 unique news stories across print, radio, and television. Social media was very active during the announcement and in the days and weeks following. The Preservation Chicago twitter account set a new high for the organization by generating 44,000 tweet impressions during the month of March.
The 2017 Chicago 7 list is unusually broad in its scope and has already proven to be timely. The list includes:
1. Chicago Union Station Power House
2. Altgeld Gardens
3. Chicago’s 20th Century Public Sculptures
4. Cornell Store & Flats
5. Chicago Water Cribs
6. Jackson Park & South Shore Cultural Center Park
7. Madison-Pulaski Commercial District
Full Chicago 7 write-ups are available on our website.
If you would like a complimentary copy of the printed Chicago 2017 booklet, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. And please be sure to include your mailing address.
Keep an eye out for the original Poster Art for “2017 Chicago 7 Most Endangered” to be available soon on the Preservation Chicago website.