September 2017 Newsletter

Let’s Restore the UPTOWN THEATRE!

UPDATE: Preservation Chicago and the Friends of Uptown Theatre have sponsored the petition "Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Restore the Uptown!" Momentum is growing, but we...

Clarendon Park Community Center Renovation Announced!

T he Clarendon Park Community Center will begin an extensive renovation. The infusion of $6.1 million for renovation for this important but long-neglected building...

The Emergence, Demolition, and Preservation of Italianate Cottages and Flats By John Morris, Chicago Patterns

As Northwest Side neighborhoods along the Blue Line experience glowing hot growth in real estate values, original homes and flats are getting erased in...

Preservation Chicago’s Suggestions for Landmarks

A few times a year, the City of Chicago Commission on Chicago Landmarks welcomes ideas and suggestions from the public for potential future landmark...

Hanson Park Field House Released from 90-Day Demolition Delay after Two Days!

The architecturally significant orange-rated Hanson Park Field House located at 5501 N. Fullerton Avenue will soon be demolished. An important fixture in Hanson Park...

Lincoln Park Landmark Looking For Preservation Buyer

The four Lakeview Avenue row houses at 2700-10 North Lakeview Avenue became a Designated Chicago Landmark in 2016. Designed by David Adler and completed...

Vote to Win Grant for Hyde Park Cable Car Building

From the Hyde Park Historical Society and Wallace Goode, Executive Director Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce . "Tucked in a Metra train station in Chicago’s...

Preservation Chicago Celebration at KAM Isaiah Israel, Sunday, October 15, 2017

Preservation Chicago will be at KAM Isaiah Israel in Hyde Park sponsoring a day of special programming on Sunday Oct. 15th starting at 10:00...

Chicago Architecture Biennial, Through January 7, 2018

The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) and more than 100 Program Partner organizations are presenting collateral events and exhibitions in Chicago. Partner programming will continue...

John Vinci: Life and Landmarks Reception

Thursday, October 19 from 5:30 to 8 pm IIT Architecture and the Mies van der Rohe Society honor John Vinci and celebrate the new book...