Victorian / Revival Styles

THREATENED: Despite Nearly 2,000 Petition Signatures to Save It, Demolition Looming for Lake View State Bank

"3179 N Clark St on the corner of Belmont and Clark in Lake View is currently threatened to be demolished. This historic bank building...

WIN: Within Hours of Demolition in December 2020, Lake Street Schlitz Tied House Achieves Permanent Protection Through Chicago Landmark Designation

"The former home of La Luce Italian restaurant, which was nearly torn down late last year, is officially a Chicago Landmark."City Council on Wednesday...

WIN: Landmark Status for Group of Four Historic Buildings at Willow and Halsted Recommended to City Council!

"The Commission on Chicago Landmarks on , landmark status for a cluster of four late 19th century buildings in Lincoln Park, including one...

THREATENED: After 98 Years in Business, Auction Clears Out Southport Lanes

"Southport Lanes sold at auction all of its belongings, including the sign hanging over the entrance, bowling lanes and the 99-year-old bar surface, after...

THREATENED: Mega-Development Endangers Archway Standard Oil Station, Stanley Tigerman Walgreens, North Federal Savings Bank Building, and Moody Bible Church Campus

" Developers have recruited architect David Adjaye to overhaul several properties in Old Town, including the site of the old Treasure Island Grocery Store."Adjaye,...

WIN: On the 150th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire which began on October 8, 1871…

During the Great Chicago Fire, roughly 3.3 square miles of Chicago were destroyed, approximately 300 people lost their lives, 17,450 buildings were destroyed and...

THREATENED: Avalon Regal Theater is Stable, but Needs Significant Funding Support To Continue Restoration Efforts

"When Jerald Gary unlocks the doors of the theater now called the Avalon Regal, he enters a wonderland, almost a museum, from another age...

WIN: Kenwood’s Elijah Muhammad House Nominated for Addition to National Register of Historic Places

"The Elijah Muhammad House in Kenwood is one step closer to landing on the National Register of Historic Places, while advocates for Promontory Point...

THREATENED: St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral Needs Support for Restoration Campaign

"When Serhiy Kovalchuk began preaching at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in 2018, he noticed the church’s ornate beauty — and its deteriorating physical...

THREATENED: Couple Seeks Funding Support to Create Art Center in Endangered Englewood Church

"Plamen Yordanov stands in the center of an abandoned church, surrounded by wooden debris and broken pews."This dilapidated church, 6950 S. Stewart Ave., is...