Religious/Churches

THREATENED: Archway Standard Oil Station, North Fedral Savings Building, and Stanley Tigerman Walgreens Threatened By New Development

"Developers who are planning to overhaul several properties in Old Town, including the site of the old Treasure Island Grocery Store, have launched an...

THREATENED: Neighborhood Effort Fails to Prevent Closure of Our Lady of Victory Church, But Advocacy Continues (Chicago 7 2021)

"After 115 years, the oldest Catholic parish on the Far Northwest Side will hold its last Mass this weekend — but neighbors hope it...

BUYER WANTED: Former St. George Church, School and Rectory in South Chicago For Sale (Chicago 7 2021)

"St. George Church was established in 1903 to serve Slovenian immigrants who settled near the steel mills in South Chicago. This national parish was...

URGENTLY THREATENED: Developer Moves Forward with Plan to Demolish Cenacle Sisters Building Complex and Subdivide for Huge Single Family Homes

"A religious order quietly sold the Lincoln Park building it has owned since the mid-1960s to a developer, who plans to build on one...

THREATENED: Last Mass for Bronzeville’s Corpus Christi Church Before Permanent Closure (Chicago 7 2021)

"Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church was built for the ages. Built in 1916 on the southwest corner of 49th Street and Dr. Martin Luther...

WIN: St. Hedwig’s Long Vacant Convent to be Reused as Housing

"Several years ago, the convent building neighboring St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Bucktown was home to nuns. Soon it may become apartments. "In a key...

THREATENED: Wayman AME Church for Sale Again as Land

"A historical church that for decades served residents of the now-demolished Cabrini-Green public housing towers is back on the market more than three years...

WIN: Former Church to Be Repurposed as Latino Community Center

"For years, the team behind a Latino community center and education arts program in Logan Square wanted to reach more youth. Now, they can...

WIN: Landmarks Commission Recommends Landmark Designation for The Monastery of the Holy Cross!

"The Monastery of the Holy Cross is a significant early work of architect Hermann J. Gaul, a renowned ecclesial architect of the early 20th...