March 2020 Newsletter

Jeffrey Theater and Spencer Arms Hotel, 7054 S. Jeffery Boulevard / 1952 E. 71st / 1950 E. 71st Street, South Shore (a Chicago 7...

Address: Jeffrey Theater and Spencer Arms Hotel, 7054 S. Jeffery Boulevard / 1952 E. 71st / 1950 E. 71st Street, South Shore (a Chicago...

March 2020 Month-in-Review Newsletter

On a mild spring morning on March 7, 2020, over 100 people turned out for the first of the 2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered”...

2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” Posters & Printed Chicago 7 Booklets Available on Sale Soon!

Due to popular demand, the 2020 Thompson Center “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” poster will soon be available for sale on the Preservation Chicago Website. The...

Preservation Chicago Delivered the 2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” Presentation to a Capacity Audience

Preservation Chicago's announcement and presentation of the 2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” on February 26, 2020 was successful with a filled to capacity, standing...

THREATENED: Standard Club’s Art Collection In Jeopardy

"The Standard Club's pending demise puts its art collection at risk of being liquidated—literally, in one instance. The club could get cash for wiping...

THREATENED: Hollenbach Building to be Demolished for New Construction

"The Hollenbach Building is a building at 808 W. Lake Street in Chicago's Fulton Market District, which was designed by Worthmann & Steinbach and...

THREATENED: Federal Highway Authority Confirms “Adverse Effect” to Jackson Park from Proposed Obama Presidential Center (Chicago 7 2020)

"The Federal Highway Authority (FHWA) has asked the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) to review the authority's finding that the construction of the...

WIN: Perkins-Nordine House Receives Preliminary Landmark Designation!

The historic home at 6106 N. Kenmore, designed by the noted architectural firm of Pond & Pond, was the long-time residence of radio personality...

BRAVO: Oxford Capital Designates Five of its Chicago Hotels for the City’s Coronavirus Response Effort

"Chicago hotel owner Oxford Capital Group is turning over 1,100 downtown hotel rooms to the city as part of a push to provide temporary...

THREATENED: After 150 Years, The Standard Club to Close on May 1, 2020

"Founded in 1869, The Standard Club was long a who’s who of Chicago Jewish business leaders. Early members included Julius Rosenwald, a former Sears...