ADVOCACY

WIN: Maxim’s to Reopen as the Astor Club in Late 2022

"On a recent sunny morning, Goudy Square, the small park in the heart of the Gold Coast at Astor and Goethe Streets, was alive...

WIN: ‘Authenticity is Guiding Principle’ for Adaptive Reuse of Peabody Elementary School into Residential Building (Chicago 7 2015)

"There used to be a teacher’s desk in each classroom at the old Elizabeth Peabody public school building on Augusta Boulevard in Noble Square....

SUN-TIMES EDITORIAL: Take the Tiger Woods South Side Golf Course Off the Table (Chicago 7 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021)

"It’s time to give up on the moribund plan for a professional-caliber South Side golf course, stuff it into the golf bag along with...

WIN: Henry B. Clarke House / Bishop Ford House to Begin $1 Million Renovation

"Bishop Louis Henry Ford, the influential Black pastor who saved a noteworthy 1830s house from ruin and rehabbed it over the course of decades,...

WIN: Muddy Waters MOJO Museum Momentum Finally Overcomes Aldermanic Delays with Approval to Buy Adjacent Vacant Lot

"The Muddy Waters MOJO Museum could get a new garden to host outdoor performances — if the city allows the owner to buy an...

WIN: Francis Scott Key Public School in Austin Reopens as The Field School (Chicago 7 2015)

"Students attending a private Christian school will start the year in a renovated building that used to be Francis Scott Elementary School until CPS...

WIN: Covent Hotel Renovation and Conversion to Affordable Housing to Begin

"Construction is set to begin on the Covent Hotel redevelopment this September after years of planning and approval hurdles. Originally proposed back in 2016,...

WIN: 100-Year Old ‘Ghost Signs’ Rescued Just Days Before Demolition

Bob Behounek, Robert Frese, Kelsey McClellan and Andrew McClellan pose for a photo at 3609 N. Ravenswood Ave. on Aug. 3, 2022, where well-preserved...

THREATENED: State Seeks to Unload Damen Silos

"Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants to sell off an abandoned industrial site in Chicago best known as a backdrop for the 2014 Hollywood blockbuster 'Transformers:...

PETITION: Let’s Landmark Bowen High School in South Chicago!

"We urge the Chicago Public School Board, 7th Ward Ald. Greg Mitchell, and the Commission on Chicago Landmarks to advance a Landmark nomination for...