October 2021 Month-in-Review Newsletter

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ADVOCACY
  1. WIN: Muddy Waters, Halsted Willow Group, and Monastery of the Holy Cross Landmarked
  2. POTENTIAL WIN: Bid for New Chicago Casino at Lakeside Center
  3. WIN: Muddy Waters’ Home Designated a Chicago Landmark
  4. WIN: The Ramova Theater Restoration
  5. EDITORIAL: Early Movie Palace Deserves Landmark Status
  6. PETITION: Landmark Central Park Theater
  7. WIN: Lincoln Park Zoo Lion House Reopens
  8. THREATENED: Archway Standard Oil Station
  9. WIN: Harper High to Become Englewood Community Center
  10. THREATENED: St. Michael Archangel Church Closed
  11. THREATENED: Wayman AME Church For Sale as Land
  12. WIN: Belmont Cragin Church to Become Latino Community Center
  13. LOSS: New Devon Theater Ornament Destroyed Without Permit
  14. WIN: The Jewel Laundry Building Adaptive Reuse
  15. WIN: Armitage Industrial Building Repurposed as Photo Studio
  16. THREATENED: Roy Boyd Gallery Building
  17. THREATENED: Happy Wash Building
  18. BUYER WANTED: Nathan McGill House
  19. BUYER WANTED: St. Bride Church
  20. THREATENED: Endangered Englewood Church
  21. WIN: City of Chicago Honors Best 2021 Preservation Projects
  22. WIN: LI Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Winners
  23. LOSS: Designated Chicago Landmark Rambler Building Demolished
  24. IN MEMORIAM: Timuel Black, Civil Rights Leader & Chicago Historian
  25. THREATENED: Early Warning Signs
  26. THREATENED: 90-Day Demolition Delay Watch List
  27. LOSS: Spotlight on Demolition (56 demolitions in October 2021)
PRESERVATION IN THE NEWS
  • WATCH: Interview with John Vinci regarding the Garrick Theater, Richard Nickel, and Architectural Salvage
  • WBEZ: Blues Icon Muddy Waters’ home earns landmark status
  • WBEZ: What’s That Building? 10th Church of Christ, Scientist
  • PRINT: Remembering the Standard Club
  • PRINT: The Old Post Office – Best Reuse of a Historic Building
  • PRINT: Peek Inside The Tribune Tower Condos
  • WBEZ: Independent Black Cinema got its start in Chicago
  • WTTW: Dual Exhibition Highlights Lost Works by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright
EVENTS & HAPPENINGS
  • “Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright” at Wrightwood 659
  • Learning from Lake Shore Drive, A Three-Part Series by Julia Bachrach
  • Chicago Biennial at Central Park Theater Exhibit
  • “Drawn to Combat: Bill Mauldin & The Art of War” at Pritzker Military Museum
FILM & BOOKS
  • “Louis Sullivan’s Idea,” a book by Tim Samuelson and Chris Ware
  • “Modern in the Middle” Receives Modernism in America Award
  • “Remembering Edgewater Beach Hotel”, by John Holden & Kathryn Gemperle
  • Central Manufacturing District East Walking Tour by Preservation Chicago
  • Pullman Grand Opening Preview (1:15)
  • Vautravers Building Move Stop Motion
  • Starship Chicago: Thompson Center: A Film by Nathan Eddy
  • Roseland’s South Michigan Avenue Commercial District: “The Avenue’s” Past, Present and Future
  • Preservation Chicago Virtual Tour of the Arlington Deming Historic District
  • Video Overview of the Preservation Chicago 2021 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” (3:48)
  • Full Presentation of the Preservation Chicago 2021 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” (57 Minutes)
SUPPORT PRESERVATION CHICAGO
  • Chicago 7 Posters and Swag
  • Please Support Preservation Chicago

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