July 2021 Newsletter

WIN: Driehaus Museum Acquires Murphy Memorial Auditorium

"The board of directors of the Richard H. Driehaus Museum today announced the acquisition of the adjacent John B. Murphy Memorial Auditorium from the...

THREATENED: TimeLine Theatre Decides to Scrap Reebie Building Historic Façade

"TimeLine Theatre Company is moving forward with its relocation from Lakeview to Uptown, where it plans to overhaul a warehouse into a modern theater...

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: Historic Chicago & North Western Railway Headquarters Building to Reopen as Dual Hotel

"As Chicago's recovering hospitality industry bounces back, construction is nearly complete on a project to transform a historic former office building at 226 W....

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...

WIN: Marshall Field Warehouse Stable to be Transformed into Performing Arts Theater and Museum

"An old Marshall Field & Company warehouse building at 4343 S. Cottage Grove Avenue is one step closer to being reborn as a performing...

Cook County Jail, 2602 S. California Avenue, South Lawndale-90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: Cook County Jail, 2602 S. California Avenue, South Lawndale #100913991 Date Received: 5/19/2021 Ward: 24th Ward Alderman Michael Scott Jr. Applicant: Cook County Jail Owner: Sheila Atkins (Cook...

July 2021 Month-in-Review Newsletter

ADVOCACYWIN: Lake Street Schlitz Tied House / La Luce WIN: Vautravers Building THREATENED: Permits Issued for Construction in Jackson Park PARTIAL WIN: Architectural...

THREATENED: Permits Issued for OPC Construction in Jackson Park

"After landing its first batch of construction permits, Chicago's upcoming Obama Presidential Center is one step closer to breaking ground in Jackson Park. On...

PARTIAL WIN: Architectural Drawings Demonstrate Strength of Alternate OPC Site

"In a last-minute bid to derail a project that finally appears to have a lot of momentum, opponents of the proposed Obama Presidential Center...