2020 Year-in-Review

WIN: Perkins-Nordine House Receives Preliminary Landmark Designation!

Known as the 'Ken Nordine House', the historic home at 6106 N. Kenmore, was the long-time residence of vocalist Ken Nordine. After his passing...

Jackson Park, South Shore Cultural Center & Midway Plaisance

  Jackson Park © Eric Allix Rogers OVERVIEW Jackson Park, Midway Plaisance and the South Shore Cultural Center have now been part of Preservation Chicago’s Chicago 7...

THREATENED: Washington Park National Bank

Address: 6300 S. Cottage Grove Architects: Albert Schwartz Date: 1924 Style: Neoclassical Neighborhood: Woodlawn LINK TO FULL TEXT including overview, history, threat, recommendations and a gallery of photos OVERVIEW This...

THREATENED: Central Manufacturing District, Pershing Road

Address: Pershing Road between Ashland and Western Architects: Samuel Scott Joy and Abraham Epstein Date: 1917 to c.1952 Style: Industrial Gothic Neighborhood: McKinley Park / New City LINK...

THREATENED: Roseland Michigan Avenue Commercial District

Address: From 107th to 115th on S. Michigan Avenue Architects: Various Date: c.1887 to c.1930 Style: Chicago Commercial Vernacular Neighborhood: Roseland LINK TO FULL TEXT including overview, history, threat,...

THREATENED: After 150 Years, 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...

THREATENED: Mercy Home to Demolish Beautiful Historic Building at 221 S. Racine for a Vacant Lot

Mercy Home purchased 221-225 S. Racine and plans to demolish the building. Despite dating from 1892 and having a highly intact, beautiful limestone façade,...

Edgar Miller Legacy hosts “An Evening at the Standard Club” with Geoffrey Baer Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Edgar Miller Legacy is pleased to invite you to a memorable evening of great food, drinks, and friends at the Standard Club of Chicago,...

Mies van der Rohe’s Birthday Celebration at Illinois Institute of Technology Thursday, March 26, 2020

IIT is throwing it back to 1970! Join IIT and the Mies van der Rohe Society for a party that pays homage to the era...

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