Muddy Waters House In North Kenwood Granted Preliminary Landmark Status“We believe it is essential culturally, and for the legacy of African American history, that this home is designated a city of Chicago landmark,” said Waters' great granddaughter, Chandra Cooper.
Emmett Till House In Woodlawn Designated Chicago City LandmarkThe Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley House, at 6247 S. St. Lawrence Ave., will be protected from demolition or significant alterations as an official city landmark.
City Council Zoning Committee Rejects Proposed Pilsen Landmark District“Let’s be clear, why are we valuing Bohemian-inspired buildings over people’s lives?” said Adriana Diaz, who grew up in Pilsen.
Wrigley Field Named National Historic Landmark“The historical significance of Wrigley Field is interwoven into our nation’s story and a key part of what has become America’s beloved pastime for over a century,” Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said.
Neighbors Trying To Spare Highland Park Landmark From Wrecking BallAn historic landmark in Highland Park soon could be torn down; but residents are teaming up to save the house, and its artful wooden floors created by 19th century craftsman William Walter Witten.
Panel To Consider Preliminary Landmark Status For Marina CityThe iconic Marina City complex on the north edge of the Chicago River could soon become an official city landmark, after preservationists lost a battle to save another building designed by the same architect.
City Weighing Landmark Status For Fulton-Randolph Market DistrictDespite objections from many local property owners and residents, the city of Chicago is considering landmark status for the Fulton-Randolph Market District along the west bank of the Chicago River.
Fulton Market Owners Fight City Hall Plan For Landmark DistrictBusiness owners in the city’s trendy Fulton Market area were urging the Emanuel administration to drop plans to designate the district as a city landmark, and turn the wholesale market into a tourist-oriented farmers market like Pike Place in Seattle.
Judge Temporarily Blocks Demolition Of Prentice HospitalThe wrecking ball won't claim the former Prentice Women's Hospital building for at least three more weeks.
Fight Pits Pollution Foes Against Fans Of Historic SteamshipThe owners of the only remaining coal-powered steamship on the Great Lakes call it an historical asset, but critics say it's a major polluter.
Obstacles Of Wrigley's Landmark Status The Cubs, however, have a face a difficult challenge in that they play at Wrigley Field, which is protected by landmark status. This means the Cubs are extremely limited as to what they can do and where they can add signs.