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.”
Illinois Adds 30 Sites To National Historic RegisterSites added last year in Illinois include Promontory Point in Chicago's Burnham Park, a nationally significant African-American art center and nine historic districts that combined include more than 2,800 properties.
Chicago Center Gets Share Of $1M Grant To Preserve National African-American SitesBrent Leggs, who directs the fund, says African-American historic places have traditionally been undervalued and underfunded.
Protesters Fight To Preserve Historic South Side ChurchAs workers dismantled the historic organ in Saint James Church at 29th and Wabash, parishioners and preservationists sang of a future where the building still stands, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Prentice Hospital Moves Closer To DemolitionA panel on landmarks declined to give the Bertrand Goldberg-designed building protective status.
Northwestern Seeks To Push Ahead With Old Prentice Hospital DemolitionNorthwestern University is mobilizing more support for its plan to tear down the old Prentice Women's Hospital in Streeterville and put up a new medical research center in its place.