Preservation Partners and Resource Links


Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Alderman & Ward List
City of Chicago Zoning
Commission on Chicago Landmarks, Department of Planning and Development (DPD)
Cook County Assessor’s Office Property Search
Cook County Board of Commissioners
Demo Delay Ordinance
National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places
Historic Preservation Division – DZLUP
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (IHPA)

Photography & Art

Calumet 412
Chicago Postcard Museum
Charles Cushman Photography Archive
Ron Gordon Photography
Gabriel X. Michael Photography
Angie McMonigal Photography
The Chicago Neighborhoods Art Posters
Brian M. Palm Photography
Michael Parker Photography
David Schalliol Photography
Eric Allix Rogers Photography
Nick Ulivieri Photography
Noah Vaughn Photography

Chicago Architecture Tours

Chicago Architecture Foundation Tours
Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
Chicago Detours
Kayak Chicago
Wendy City Tours

Historic House Museums

Clarke House
The Glessner House
The Richard Driehaus Museum


Blair Kamin
chicago designslinger
Chicago Detours Blog
Chicago Neighborhoods Project
Lynn Becker
Vince Michael
Green Preservationist

Industry Professionals
Bovard Studio Stained Glass Restoration
Landmarks Illinois: Illinois Restoration Resources



American Institute of Architects (AIA Chicago Chapter)
Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF)

Chicago Art Deco Society (CADS)
Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond
Chicago History Museum
Chicagology (Chicago History)
Chicago Patterns
The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)
Delta Institute
Documentation and Conservation of the Modern Movement (Docomomo)
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
Friends of the Uptown Theatre
Forgotten Chicago
Habitat for Humanity Store
The Historic Chicago Bungalow Initiative
Landmarks Illinois
Landmark Lincoln Park
Logan Square Preservation
Maxwell Street Foundation
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Neighborhood Housing Service
Northern Illinois Historic League
Chicago Greystone Initiative (NHS)
The League of Historic American Theatres
The Rebuilding Exchange
Preservation Action
Save Prentice!
Save St. Boniface
Sustain Arts / Chicagoland
Society of Architectural Historians

General Resources

Preservation Directory
Your House has a History

Hotel Grey Video

Cubs Dream St. Boniface Video