October 2020 Newsletter

4500 N. Spaulding Avenue, Albany Park- 90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: 4500 N. Spaulding Avenue, Albany Park #100908603 Date Received: 02/18/2021 Ward: 33rd Ward Alderwoman Rossana Rodriguez Applicant: D. S. Construction, Inc Owner: Chicago Milal Church Permit Description: Demolition and removal...

October 2020 Month-in-Review Newsletter

"The latest incarnation of the Batman franchise, called fittingly enough 'The Batman,' is in Chicago shooting exterior scenes. Crew members were spotted doing prep...

WIN: City Agrees to Landmark St. Adalbert! (Chicago 7 2014, 2016 & 2019)

"Officials finally are taking the first steps to landmark Pilsen’s iconic St. Adalbert Roman Catholic Church after a years-long fight by former parishioners to...

OPEN CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for Preservation Chicago’s 2021 Chicago 7 Most Endangered List

Open Call for nominations for Preservation Chicago's 2021 Chicago 7 Most Endangered List. Worried about a great vintage building or home in your neighborhood...Please let...

Chicago Tribune Column: In a Shift, City will Take First Steps to Grant Landmark Status to Pilsen’s Shuttered St. Adalbert Catholic Church (Chicago 7...

"As debate has raged over a proposed landmark district in Pilsen, activists kept asking why the city was moving to protect 900 buildings in...

WIN: After Years of Advocacy, Emmett Till & Mamie Till-Mobley Home Recommended To Be Designated a Chicago Landmark!

"The South Side house of Emmett Till, whose brutal murder helped spark the civil rights movement, has taken key steps toward becoming an official...

THREATENED: Parkway or Highway? What will the future be for N. Lake Shore Drive

"North Lake Shore Drive is getting rebuilt; make that redefined. As part of the yearslong Redefine the Drive project, the Illinois and Chicago departments...

WIN: Clarendon Park Field House & Community Center Renovation Finally Rolling Forward (Chicago 7 2015)

"The Garfield Central Railroad is one of the largest model railroads in the country. Its steward--the Garfield-Clarendon Model Railroad Club--was established in Garfield Park...

THREATENED: Six Corners Sears Store Redevelopment Has Stalled Out (Chicago 7 2016)

"There was a time when the Six Corners commercial district in Portage Park was a real community nexus. It was where you went for...

THREATENED: Uptown’s Preston Bradley Center/ People’s Church with its 1,300-Seat Auditorium Listed for Sale

Preston Bradley Center / Peoples Church, J.E.O. Pridmore, 1925, 941 W. Lawrence Avenue. Photo Credit: Eric Allix Rogers "The Preston Bradley Center could be...