July 2020 Newsletter

1319-1325 S. Ashland Avenue/1544-1554 W. Hastings Street, Near West Side – 90 Day Demolition Delay

Address: 1319-1325 S. Ashland Avenue/1544-1554 W. Hastings Street, Near West Side #100875210 Date Received: 05/22/2020 Ward: 28th Ward Alderman Jason Ervin Applicant: Alpine Demolition Services, LLC Owner: 130 Ashland...

July 2020 Month-in-Review Newsletter

Table of Contents ADVOCACY THREATENED: After Owners Reject Foundation's Community Performance Arts Center Offer, Residential Tower Proposed for Second Church of Christ, Scientist in Lincoln...

THREATENED: After Owners Reject Foundation’s Community Performance Arts Center Offer, Residential Tower Proposed for Second Church of Christ, Scientist in Lincoln Park (Chicago 7...

The Second Church of Christ, Scientist at 2700 N. Pine Grove Avenue has been an architectural masterpiece in the Lincoln Park community for nearly...

WIN: The Breathtaking Beauty of the Restored Chicago Union Station (Chicago 7 2018)

"Every day, some 120,000 rail travelers pass through Chicago’s Union Station, which has been a city icon as well as a major transit hub...

WIN: Perkins-Nordine House Purchased by Preservation-Oriented Buyer for Restoration as Single Family Home!

At the July 9, 2020, Commission on Chicago Landmarks Meeting, the restoration of the Grand Army of the Republic Hall Rooms at the Chicago...

WIN: Preservation-Sensitive Jefferson Park Fire Station Adaptive Moves Forward

On July 14, 2020, the City of Chicago Community Development Commission approved the sale of the historic Jefferson Park firehouse at 4841 N. Lipps...

WIN: After Years of Decay, Muddy Waters’ House Wins Restoration Grant Funds

"The National Trust for Historic Preservation has given the Muddy Waters Mojo Museum a $50,000 grant to begin renovations on legendary bluesman's long-derelict former...

BUYER WANTED: Astor Street Mansion to be Sold at No Reserve Auction

"A long-unsold mansion on Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s block of Astor Street is going up for auction, with a promise that no matter what the...

WIN: 30 Vacant Homes In North Pullman to be Rehabbed Into Affordable Housing

"Thirty empty homes in the North Pullman neighborhood may soon be rehabbed into affordably priced for-sale housing, if the Chicago City Council approves a...