October 2021 Newsletter

5688 N. New Hampshire Ave., Norwood Park – 90-Day Demolition Delay List

Address: 5688 N. New Hampshire Ave., Norwood Park #100937432 Date Received: 10/15/2021 Ward: 41st Ald. Anthony Napolitano Applicant: Dan Durkin Owner: Nicholas W. Degnan Permit Description: Substantial demolition, alteration and...

3849 N. Hermitage Ave., Lake View – 90-Day Demolition Delay List

Address: 3849 N. Hermitage Ave., Lake View #100945235 Date Received: 10/22/2021 Ward: 47th Ald. Matt Martin Applicant: Precision Excavation, LLC C/O Angela Dillon Owner: Angelico Two Series 3849, LLC...

October 2021 Month-in-Review Newsletter

https://www.instagram.com/joshuamellin/ Prints available at joshuamellin.com/contactADVOCACYWIN: Muddy Waters, Halsted Willow Group, and Monastery of the Holy Cross Landmarked POTENTIAL WIN: Bid for New Chicago Casino at...

WIN: Preservation Triple Play as City Council Votes to Landmark Muddy Waters, Halsted Willow Group, and Monastery of the Holy Cross

"The former South Side home of blues legend Muddy Waters is now a city landmark. "Built in 1891, Waters and his family lived on the...

POTENTIAL WIN: Serious Bid to Locate New Chicago Casino at Lakeside Center (Chicago 7 2016 & 2021)

"McCormick Place’s Lakeside Center would become the 'gem' of a south lakefront entertainment district under a proposal to transform the 50-year-old structure into Chicago’s...

WIN: Muddy Waters’ Kenwood Home Designated as a Chicago Landmark

"The Chicago City Council landmarked the home of blues great Muddy Waters today, capping a months-long effort by preservationists and the musician’s family to...

WIN: The Ramova Theater Will Be Restored and Reopened After 37 Year Closure (Chicago 7 2012)

"The long-awaited revival of Bridgeport’s Ramova Theater has begun. City officials, developers and community members gathered Tuesday to celebrate the groundbreaking of a project...

SUN-TIMES EDITORIAL: An Early Movie Palace in North Lawndale Deserves Landmark Status (Chicago 7 2012)

"The Chicago Theatre turned 100 years old last week, which is a milestone worth celebrating, given the venue narrowly dodged demolition to become a...

PETITION: Designate the Central Park Theater as a Chicago Landmark (Chicago 7 2012)

"We urge the Commission on Chicago Landmarks to Landmark the Central Park Theater at 3535 W. Roosevelt Road in North Lawndale."Chicago was once home...

WIN: Landmark Kovler/Pepper Lion House at Lincoln Park Zoo Reopens After Two-Year Renovation

"Lincoln Park Zoo’s beloved big cats have finally returned. The zoo opened its Pepper Family Wildlife Center on Thursday after two years of work....