August 2017 Newsletter

WIN: Church of the Epiphany’s Conversion to an Art Center Receives City Approval

After many years of preservation advocacy and many false starts, plans are underway to adaptively reuse Romanesque Revival Church of the Epiphany as a...

A New Hope for Historic Berwyn Ave Greystone

UPDATE: The intense, sustained and widespread opposition to the planned demolition and redevelopment of the historic greystone at 1436 W. Berwyn Avenue has yielded...

Daniel O. Hill House Saved!

UPDATE: After nearly a year of diligent and unrelenting preservation advocacy efforts, the highly ornate 1905 American Foursquare mansion in East Lake View has...

Old Main Chicago Post Office to Replace Windows… all 2404 of them!

After sitting vacant for more than two decades and surviving multiple fires and multiple code compliance issues, restoration work is well underway on the...

Orange-Rated Seng Building Released from 90 Day Demo Delay…After Six Days!

The historic Seng Building located at 1450 N. Dayton Street, along with an adjacent two-story building, will be demolished to make way for a...

Orange-Rated West Loop Industrial Building Targeted with Demolition

1217 W. Washington Boulevard, dating from the early 1900's, is threatened with demolition. This three-story commercial and industrial building has an outstanding façade with...

Historic Loop Office Building to be Converted to Apartments

A residential conversion is underway for the 16-story Insurance Center Building located at 330 S. Wells Street and Van Buren Street. The historic building...

Church of the Epiphany to be Converted to Performing Arts Space

After many years of preservation advocacy and many false starts, the Romanesque Revival Church of the Epiphany, located at 201 S. Ashland Avenue, plans...

Weyland Building Compromise in Question?

The focused advocacy effort by neighborhood preservation partner Logan Square Preservation and Preservation Chicago (including a petition drive which received approximately 600 signatures) resulted...

Let’s Restore the UPTOWN THEATRE!

Preservation Chicago is supporting the "Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Restore the Uptown!" petition.  PLEASE add your name. At the time of publication, we had received...