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