March 2017 Newsletter

Calder’s The Universe Sculpture at Willis Tower Disassembled With Future Unknown

Chicago is home to one of the world's finest collections of 20th Century public art and sculpture. That collection was started with the 1967...

Preservation Chicago’s 2017 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” Announcement Proves A Success

Preservation Chicago revealed its 2017 "Chicago 7 Most Endangered Buildings" at noon, on March 1, 2017 in the Chicago Architecture Foundation's Lecture Hall in...

RFP Issued for Century Building and Consumers Building on South State Street

The City of Chicago issued a Request for Proposals, on behalf of the General Services Administration, to redevelop the four contiguous buildings at 202,...

Alderman Tunney Signals Support for the Landmarking the Serbian American Museum & Club St Sava

Alderman Tunney is expected to support the Preliminary Landmark Designation of the Serbian American Club/St Sava at the April 6 Landmarks Commission meeting. Preliminary...

The East Superior Block of 1880’s Row Houses Threatened with Demolition Reinforces Need for McCormickville/Cathedral Landmark District

Preservation Chicago strongly opposes the demolition of three orange-rated row houses at 42, 44 and 46 E. Superior dating from the 1870's and 1880's....

A Rooftop Water Tank is Saved

Once an important element of Chicago's historic urban skyline, the number of rooftop water tanks in Chicago has declined steeply. However, the Salvation Army...

“House with the Keyhole Windows” Preservation Circle Event in April

Preservation Chicago will be hosting an event in April with Cultural Historian Tim Samuelson for our Preservation Circle Level Members. The event will be...