From the Front Lines: Preservation Chicago in the News

Catholic Churches Among Preservation Chicago’s Annual ‘Most Endangered’ Buildings List

Wednesday February 27, 2019 | Patty Wetli | Block Club Chicago.org

With the Archdiocese of Chicago planning to close or consolidate scores of parishes and schools, Preservation Chicago has placed Roman Catholic churches across the city on the organization’s annual “Most Endangered” list. Some of the churches under threat of closure are among the city’s oldest and most architecturally significant, including St. Gabriel in Canaryville, designed by Daniel Burnham and John Root... READ MORE

Preservation Chicago’s 2019 Chicago 7 Most Endangered Announced

Thursday February 28, 2019 | Eric Rogers | Chicago Patterns

Preservation Chicago released its annual Chicago 7 Most Endangered list today. Predictably, some long-simmering and contentious preservation fights made repeat appearances. The spaceship-like Thompson Center, now all but certain to be sold by the State of Illinois, once again makes the cut. This landmark of postmodernism faces an uncertain future regardless of ownership, but a sale might clear the way for demolition and replacement. READ MORE

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Preservation Chicago 2019 “7 Most Endangered” Coach Tour, August 17

September 5, 2019 | Ward Miller and Jacob Kaplan

Join us for Preservation Chicago's 2019 Chicago 7 Most Endangered Coach Tour! Tour hosted by Ward Miller, Executive Director of Preservation Chicago, and Jacob Kaplan of Forgotten Chicago Tickets: $25 Limited seats available Saturday, August 17 10 am to 3 pmREAD MORE

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Highly Successful Preservation Chicago Announcement and Presentation of 2019 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” List

February 27, 2019 | Ward Miller

"Preservation Chicago announces its annual "Chicago 7 Most Endangered Buildings List” for 2019 at noon, on February 27, 2019 in the Chicago Architecture Center’s Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois. Admission is free to all. No registration necessary.READ MORE

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City of Chicago Landmarks Commission Meeting, December 5  

December 5, 2019 | Commission on Chicago Landmarks

The next Commission on Chicago Landmarks meeting is Thursday, December 5  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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