Thompson Center On 'Endangered' Spaces List, Joins Chicago 7 Once Again“This year we continue to see the threat to our public resources, which is of great concern, from the potential sale of the James R. Thompson Center, to the loss of 20 acres of Lakefront parklands in Jackson Park, the Midway and the South Shore Cultural Center for the proposed Obama Presidential Center."
Preservation Chicago Proposes Turning Lakefront Into National ParkPreservationists want to turn Chicago’s lakefront into a national park, believing it might be the best way to protect the city’s crown jewel.
Historic Near North Side Row Houses Spared From Demolition, But Where Is The Money Investors Spent On Skyscraper Plan?The three former row houses, which have been transformed into a mix of restaurants and businesses, sit on the corner of Superior and Wabash.
Thompson Center Listed As One Of Nine 'Endangered' Structures In ChicagoThis year marks the third year that the James R. Thompson Center is being listed. It's also known as the State of Illinois building. It was built in 1985 and designed by architect Helmut Jahn.
Preservation Chicago Releases The 2018 'Chicago 7 Most Endangered' List, Asks Obama Foundation To Find New SitePreservation Chicago is calling on the Obama Foundation to consider another site and abandon plans for Jackson Park.
Preservation Chicago Hopes To Save Facade On Old Near West Side BuildingA local preservation group said it has two people who are seriously considering rescuing the facade of a nearly 100-year-old building on the Near West Side.
A Piece Of History On City's North Side Gets New LifeA 1917 building on Chicago's North side will be packed onto pallets this week and then shipped off to become part of another building.
Water Intake Cribs Makes Preservation Chicago's 2017 Endangered ListPreservation Chicago is out with its latest list of buildings and areas of the city the organization calls "endangered."
Preservationists Hoping To Get Façade Of Old Loop Station House Into A MuseumThe 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.
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.
Architecture Group Lists Most Endangered Sites In ChicagoAn 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.
Historic Bronzeville Church To Be DemolishedAfter 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.
Report: Developers Scrap Plans For Senior Housing At Old Lakeshore Athletic ClubDevelopers have dropped plans to turn the old Lakeshore Athletic Club building at 850 N. Lake Shore Dr. into senior housing, according to published reports.
Hospitals, Vintage Theaters Top Preservation Group's 'Endangered' ListThree Chicago hospitals and some aging movie theaters have topped the latest list of endangered historic buildings made by Preservation Chicago.