May 2020 Month-in-Review Newsletter

Table of Contents

ADVOCACY
  1. Chicago 7 Overview and Full Videos
  2. THREATENED: Chicago Town and Tennis Club / Unity Church
  3. WIN:Superior Street Rowhouse District
  4. THREATENED: Chicago Town and Tennis Club / Unity Church
  5. WIN: Clarendon Park Community Center Renovation
  6. WIN: Central Camera Owner Vows to Rebuild After Looting and Arson
  7. WIN: Old Fashioned Donuts Will Be Stronger Than Before
  8. THREATENED: Preservation Chicago Calls for Demolition Halt for Crawford Station
  9. THREATENED: Demolition Permit Released for Jeffery Theater and Spencer Arms Hotel
  10. WIN: Chicago Tribune Editorial – Cook County Hospital is a Stunning Trauma Survivor
  11. THREATENED: Pilsen Landmark District In Jeopardy – Arguments For and Against
  12. THREATENED: After Downzoning, East Andersonville Faces First Challenge
  13. WIN: Old Post Office Partners Add Concerts, Cultural Events and Food Hall
  14. WIN: Tribune Tower Redevelopment Plans Move Forward
  15. THREATENED: New Residential High-Rise Tower Tower Approved To Replace Cassidy Tire Building
  16. LOSS: McKinley Park Wrigley Factory Demolished for Truck Cross-Dock Warehouse
  17. THREATENED: Jackson Park Obama Center Lawsuit Moving Through Appeals Court
  18. LOSS: Former Dairy in Lincoln Park To Be Demolished
  19. WIN: Restoration Begins on Givins Castle in Beverly
  20. WIN: Two Former Logan Square Religious Buildings Becoming Apartments
  21. THREATENED: Preservation Chicago Releases Demolition Best Practice Guidelines In Response to Crawford Demolition Debacle
  22. THREATENED: The South Side Swedish Club Listed For Sale
  23. WIN: Historic home at 4649 N. Beacon Goes Under Contract
  24. THREATENED: 4607 N. Magnolia Avenue Needs a Preservation-Oriented Buyer!
  25. LOSS: Fire Destroys Apartment Building In Auburn Gresham
  26. LOSS: Yesterday Antique Shop Demolished
  27. THREATENED: 90-Day Demolition Delay
  28. LOSS: Spotlight on Demolition
NEWS
  • PRINT:Chicago Sun-Times Editorial: Chicago’s ‘Other’ Michigan Avenue Could Be Magnificent Once More
  • RADIO: Bed Rest And Sputum Tests: Inside Chicago’s Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium
  • WATCH: April 5, 1968, a poem by Eve L. Ewing
  • PRINT: Proof that the “Greenest Building is the One Already Standing” Released in 2012 Report from National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • PRINT: The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of Building Reuse
PETITIONS
  • PETITION: Imagine a New Emmerson Park Fieldhouse – Save the Chicago Town & Tennis Club
  • PETITION: Implosion Devastates Little Village During COVID-19 Pandemic
SUPPORT
  • Help Restore Louis Sullivan’s Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Support Glessner House & Receive William Morris Face Mask
  • Support “Saving the Sacred” Film
  • Minnekirken GoFundMe Campaign
  • Raise the Roof! Fund The Forum! Campaign
PROGRAMS
  • Which are Your Favorite Neighborhood Buildings in Chicago?
SUPPORT
  • Chicago 7 Posters and Swag Now on Sale
  • Please Support Preservation Chicago

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