November 2021 Newsletter

November 2021 Month-in-Review Newsletter

https://www.instagram.com/joshuamellin/ Prints available at joshuamellin.com/contact Table of Contents ADVOCACYWIN: Call for Nominations for 2022 Chicago 7 Most Endangered WIN: Seth Warner House Receives Preliminary Landmark Approval! WIN:...

Open Call for Nominations for Preservation Chicago’s 2022 Chicago 7 Most Endangered List

Open Call for nominations for Preservation Chicago's 2022 Chicago 7 Most Endangered List.Worried about a great vintage building or home in your neighborhood...Please let...

WIN: City of Chicago Awards $4.3 Million Adopt-a-Landmark Restoration Funds to 12 Designated Chicago Landmarks

"A Pullman church, a Kenwood synagogue and two homes associated with the Great Migration of Black Americans to Chicago are among 12 recipients that...

POTENTIAL WIN: Lakeside Center Bid Emerges as Front-Runner in Race for New Chicago Casino (Chicago 7 2016 & 2021)

"Key staff in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration might concentrate on just two rules: Keep it simple, and keep it accessible. Those two factors will...

WIN: Judge Orders Extensive Emergency Stabilization Work Including New Roof for Laramie State Bank

"In the coming years, the iconic Laramie State Bank building will be transformed into a museum, a business incubator and a café. But before...

WIN: City of Chicago Approves Development Proposal which includes Renovation of Landmark Pioneer Bank

"City officials today announced the winning bidders poised to develop a trio of mixed-use projects in the neighborhoods totaling $126 million. It's the third...

WIN: Lincoln Park Zoo Kovler/Pepper Lion House Renovation Beautifully Blends Historic Building and Creative Innovation

"Goettsch Partners has announced the completion of the Pepper Family Wildlife Center, a $41 million renovation, restoration, and expansion of the historic lion house...

WIN: Congresswoman Robin Kelly Supports a “True Preservation Approach” for Promontory Point in Letter to US Army Corps

"Rep. Robin Kelly (2nd) wrote in an October letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that she supports a 'true preservation approach' for...

WIN: Momentum Growing For Central Park Theater Restoration

"Attempting to restore some of the city’s most architecturally significant but severely rundown theaters can be a dramatic affair."At the Uptown Theatre, Fairpoint Development...

WIN: Alums Launch Effort to Landmark and Restore Chicago Vocational High School

"In Avalon Park on the South Side, a massive structure sits, evoking memories of bright futures and immense pride. Nicknamed 'the Palace,' Chicago Vocational...