Preservation Chicago’s announcement and presentation of the 2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” on February 26, 2020 was successful with a filled to capacity, standing room audience. The presentation was held at noon at the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago.
Since 2003, the “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” has sounded the alarm on imminently threatened Chicago historic buildings to mobilize the stakeholder support necessary to save them from demolition.
Reporting was robust with the following “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” coverage in the days following the event.
Preservation Chicago Adds Tennis Club, Roseland Commercial District to ‘Most Endangered’ List, Patti Wetli, WTTW CHICAGO TONIGHT with Paris Schutz, 2/26/2020
Seven Buildings, Areas Named To Chicago’s ‘Most Endangered’ List, Jason Marck, Reset, WBEZ Chicago 91.5, 2/27/20
Here are Chicago’s ‘most endangered’ places; The 2020 list from Preservation Chicago 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. Dennis Rodkin, Crain’s Chicago Business, 2/26/2020
These are Chicago’s most endangered buildings in 2020; Sites include the Thompson Center, the Chicago Town & Tennis Club, and more. Jay Koziarz, Curbed Chicago 2/26/2020
Historic Woodlawn bank building makes ‘most endangered buildings’ list as demolition looms
Preservation Chicago listed the Washington Park National Bank among seven of Chicago’s most endangered buildings in 2020. Ahlaam Delange, Chicago Sun-Times 2/26/2020
Shrinking and sold, these are the most endangered buildings in the city, according to Preservation Chicago. Javonte Anderson, Chicago Tribune, 2/26/2020
Chicago’s seven “most endangered” building, Preservation Chicago releases its 2020 list, Deanna Isaacs, Chicago Reader, 2/26/2020
Preservation Chicago Unveils City’s Seven Most Endangered Buildings on Wed, Paul Banks, ChicagoNow.com, 2/24/2020
Thompson Center on ‘Endangered’ Spaces List, Joins Chicago 7 Once Again, Yolanda Perdomo, CBS 2 Chicago
Preservation Chicago’s ‘most endangered’ sites list includes Thompson Center, Jackson Park, ABC 7 Chicago WLS, 2/26/2020
Group Releases Latest List Of ‘Endangered’ Properties, Steve Miller, WBBM Newsradio 780AM, 2/26/20
The Lions and Lambs of March Are a Great Excuse to Introduce the Work of a Prolific Chicago Photographer, Patti Wetli, WTTW Chicago, 3/1/2020
Misericordia now wants to sell landmark; Historic West Ridge building designed by Prairie School Architect is one of city’s most endangered buildings, Peter Von Buol, Inside-Booster/Skyline, 3/4/20
Central Manufacturing District Highlighted As Top Endangered Chicago Site, Justin Kerr, McKinley Park News, 2/27/2020
West Ridge’s Historic Tennis Club Building Added To ‘Most Endangered’ List, Misericordia is seeking to demolish the former tennis club to build 16 homes for those with development disabilities.Joe Ward, Block Club Chicago, 2/27/20
Preservation Chicago Rallies to Save Historic Buildings, Seb Peltekian, Medill Reports Chicago, 3/22/20