Illinois Historic Preservation Group Awards $17K In GrantsThe New Philadelphia historic site, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, honors the first town platted and registered by a Black man before the Civil War.
'Incomplete' Demolition Permit Filed For Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Home In GlencoeIf the demolition were to take place, it would be the first Wright-designed building to be razed since the Carr House in Michigan in 2004.
Thompson Center On List Of Most Endangered Illinois Buildings“People all over Illinois are working to save special places that help tell the unique stories and history of their neighborhoods despite the many challenges that stand in their way.”
Preservationist: Historic Buildings May Be Razed Without Tax CreditPreservationists are concerned that if the U.S. House Republicans get their way, some significant old buildings in Illinois might be left to decay - or be torn down.
Landmarks Illinois Releases Annual List Of Endangered Historic PlacesThe preservation group Landmarks Illinois is out with its "Most Endangered Historic Places" list for this year.
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.
Landmarks Group To Present Annual Awards For Historic PreservationThe iconic Wrigley Building, the Indian Boundary Field House in Rogers Park, and the Fortnightly Club of Chicago will be honored for their architectural significance to the city this weekend.
After Nearly 4 Years On The Market, Mineola Hotel Still Seeking BuyerA north suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone has not yet found a buyer, after nearly four years of efforts to sell the 130-year-old building, and that has preservationists concerned about the historic hotel’s fate.
Landmarks Group Releases List Of 10 Most Endangered Historic SitesLandmarks Illinois’ “Endangered Places 2013” list includes a variety of structures, including the Gage House, a pre-Civil War home built by one of Winnetka’s earliest settlers, and the Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake, which once served as a hangout for Al Capone.
Fight Over Future Of Prentice Women's Hospital Still SimmeringThe Commission on Chicago Landmarks is expected to soon weigh in on whether to demolish the distinctive concrete cloverleaf building that once housed Prentice Women's Hospital.
Prentice Women's Hospital, Historic West Side Hotel Make 'Endangered' ListPrentice Women’s Hospital has again made the list of the most endangered historic places in the state.
Historic Wilmette Home Could Be Spared From Wrecking BallA contractor who specializes in tear-downs is buying a historic Prairie-style home and cottage on adjoining lots in east Wilmette, but preservationists say the chances for saving both are looking good.
Historic Preservation Group Highlights AchievementsIt has been 40 years since the creation of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, and a preservation group has compiled a list of what it feels are the 40 most important moments affecting historic restoration during that time.
New Regal Theater Deemed EndangeredThe New Regal Theater on 79th Street and the Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville have made the list for this year’s 10 most endangered historic places.