January 2017 Newsletter

16. THREATENED: Old Town Triangle Landmark District Alarmed by Continued Loss of Historic Homes

Growing redevelopment pressure in Old Town Triangle Landmark District has increased the targeting of historic workers cottages, orange-rated buildings, balloon-frame homes, and even mid-century...

Landmark Lincoln Park Community Group Advocates for Landmark District to Protect Endangered Lincoln Park Historic Buildings

" LandmarkLincolnPark.org" is a neighborhood initiative from a group of residents based near Lincoln Park West and Fullerton, which has launched a new website and...

Preservation Chicago 2017 Chicago 7 Most Endangered Buildings Announcement: March 1st

Preservation Chicago will announce its "Chicago 7 Most Endangered Buildings List" for 2017 at Noon, on March 1, 2017 in the Chicago Architecture Foundation's...

Serbian American Club Resubmits Demolition Permit, Preservation Chicago Calls for Lake View Landmark District

A rapid response preservation effort in late 2016 resulted in the Serbian American Club/St Sava withdrawing its demolition permit application. However, the Club recently...

Celebrating Uptown Square Landmark District’s City Council Approval!

After a multi-year effort, preservation partners celebrated the final approval by City Council of the Uptown Square Landmark District. This district provides protection to...

“McCormickville” Landmark District Needed to Save Threatened Gold Coast Buildings

Preservation Chicago has been very concerned over the increasing frequency and recent losses of low-rise historic Near North Side buildings, in and around an...

Building Court Orders Pilgrim Baptist Church to Relocate Scaffolding

Ten years after the fire that devastated the highly-significant Adler and Sullivan-designed Pilgrim Baptist Church/KAM Synagogue at 3301 S. Indiana Ave., the limestone and...

IIT Main Building Restoration and Renovation to Begin

After many years of uncertainty, this spring the Illinois Institute of Technology Main Building will begin a historically-sensitive adaptive reuse. Built in 1893 for...

Ward Miller, Preservation Chicago’s Executive Director is the Featured Speaker at Annual Hyde Park Historical Society Dinner

Ward Miller, Preservation Chicago's Executive Director, is the featured speaker at the annual Hyde Park Historical Society Dinner, Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 5:30....