From the Front Lines: Preservation Chicago in the News

Preservation Chicago’s 2020 7 Most Endangered Poster

| Preservation Chicago | Preservation Chicago

Love the Thompson Center Most Endangered Poster as much as we do?  If you think it looks good on your screen, it looks even better professionally printed on high quality poster paper!Will be available shortly for purchase in multiple sizes including 8.5x11, 16x20 and 24x36. READ MORE

Preservation Chicago Adds Tennis Club, Roseland Commercial District to ‘Most Endangered’ List

Wednesday February 26, 2020 | Patty Wetli | WTTW Chicago

"Is “most endangered” the kind of list a historic property really wants to land on?"For the James R. Thompson Center and Jackson Park, making their fourth appearances on Preservation Chicago’s annual “7 Most Endangered” list, the answer is definitely maybe."True, the listing means they’re still endangered, but they’re also still standing and intact." READ MORE

Here are Chicago’s ‘most endangered’ places.

Wednesday February 26, 2020 | Dennis Rodkin | Crain's Chicago Business

"The 2020 list includes some that have been under threat of demolition for years, such as the Thompson Center, and some that are newly threatened, such as a 1920s tennis club in West Ridge."From a gracious old tennis club that became a church on the city’s Far North Side to a sprinkling of handsome old remnants of a now-faded shopping district on the Far South Side, treasured buildings from Chicago’s past are in danger, according to a preservation group." READ MORE

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Upcoming Events

Preservation Chicago 2020 “7 Most Endangered” Coach Tour, Summer 2020

| Ward Miller and Jacob Kaplan

Join us for Preservation Chicago's 2020 Chicago 7 Most Endangered Coach Tour!Tour hosted by Ward Miller, Executive Director of Preservation Chicago, and Jacob Kaplan of Forgotten ChicagoTickets: $25Limited seats availableDate TBD10 am to 3 pmREAD MORE

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Preservation Chicago Announcement and Presentation of 2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” List

February 26, 2020 | Ward Miller

"Preservation Chicago announces its annual "Chicago 7 Most Endangered Buildings List” for 2020 at noon, on February 26, 2020 in the Chicago Architecture Center’s Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois. READ MORE

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City of Chicago Landmarks Commission Meeting Schedule

| Commission on Chicago Landmarks

City of Chicago Commission on Chicago Landmarks meetings are held the first Thursday of every month at 12:45 at City Hall, Room 201-A.  These meetings are open to the public. Preservation Chicago encourages ALL Chicagoans to attend!READ MORE

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