Preservation Chicago

A forklift hauls a section of the façade from the Madison/Wabash 'L' station into ReBuilding Exchange. (Credit: CBS)

Preservationists Hoping To Get Façade Of Old Loop Station House Into A Museum

The decorative façade of the shuttered Wabash/Madison ‘L’ station, which first opened in 1896, has come down, and preservationists have begun looking for a new home for the structure.

07/16/2015

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Preservation Group Puts Neon Signs On Annual List Of Chicago’s 7 Most Endangered Buildings

Neon signs are among the city’s most endangered architectural features worth saving in the annual list issued by Preservation Chicago, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

03/04/2015

One of the red brick office and warehouse buildings in the Central Manufacturing District in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: Preservation Chicago)

Architecture Group Lists Most Endangered Sites In Chicago

An architectural preservation group has released its annual list of most endangered buildings in Chicago, including a pair of shuttered power plants and a turn-of-the century industrial park.

03/04/2014

St. James Catholic Church, a 133-year-old limestone church in Bronzeville, is being torn down. (Photos: Hannah Allen left, David Schalliol right)

Historic Bronzeville Church To Be Demolished

After years of prayers and appeals by parishioners and preservationists, the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has called in the wrecking crews this morning to begin demolition of the historic St. James Church in Bronzeville.

06/26/2013

Lakeshore Athletic Club

Report: Developers Scrap Plans For Senior Housing At Old Lakeshore Athletic Club

Developers have dropped plans to turn the old Lakeshore Athletic Club building at 850 N. Lake Shore Dr. into senior housing, according to published reports.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Hospitals, Vintage Theaters Top Preservation Group’s ‘Endangered’ List

Three Chicago hospitals and some aging movie theaters have topped the latest list of endangered historic buildings made by Preservation Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012