Preservation Chicago held a highly successful sold out “Chicago 7 Most Endangered of 2018” tour on May 19, 2018 conducted by Ward Miller (Executive Director of Preservation Chicago) and Jacob Kaplan (of Preservation Chicago and Forgotten Chicago). The coach tour visited the endangered buildings complete with a running narrative to explore the history and importance of these buildings, parks and features in Chicago and to better understand Preservation Chicago feels they are endangered and should be protected.
1. Jackson Park, Midway Plaisance & South Shore Cultural Center
2. James R. Thompson Center/State of Illinois Building
3. William Rainey Harper High School
4. Chicago Union Station (A walking tour of Union Station and lunch served in the Founders Room)
5. Washington Park Substation
6. Brick Paved Streets and Alleys in Chicago
7. Hotel Guyon
For more information regarding the 2018 Chicago 7, please visit our website. Full Chicago 7 write-ups are available on our website.
All donations of $35 or more (or $20 for senior or student) will receive a complementary Preservation Chicago 2018 Chicago 7 Most Endangered Chicago printed booklet (56 pages).
All donations of $100 or more will receive a complementary Preservation Chicago 2018 Chicago 7 Most Endangered Chicago 16×20 Poster. Please note that poster is unframed.
Press and Media Coverage
Preservation Chicago Releases Annual ‘Most Endangered Buildings’ List, Jason Marck, WBEZ 91.5 Chicago Morning Shift, 3/1/18
Jackson Park tops Chicago preservationists’ most endangered sites of 2018, Jay Koziarz, curbed Chicago, 2/28/18
Preservation Chicago Releases The 2018 ‘Chicago 7 Most Endangered’ List, Asks Obama Foundation To Find New Site, Steve Miller Interview, WBBM Newsradio, 2/28/18
Preservation Chicago Announces 7 ‘Most Endangered’ Sites of 2018, Erica Gunderson, Chicago Tonight, WTTW, March 2, 2018
Preservation Chicago’s 2018 “Chicago 7” Most Endangered list released, Eric Allix Rogers, Chicago Patterns, 2/28/18
Edgewater Building Makes 2018 List Of Chicago’s Top 7 Endangered Sites, Edgeville Buzz, Daniel Zagotta, 3/2/18
Jackson Park and Thompson Center lead Preservation Chicago’s annual list of the city’s seven most-endangered architectural treasures, Deanna Isaacs, Chicago Reader, 2/28/18
Jackson Park Tops Preservation Chicago’s Endangered Landmarks List For Second Straight Year, Chuck Sudo, Bisnow Chicago, March 22, 2018