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Emmett Till’s Woodlawn Home, Muddy Waters’ House In Kenwood Among ‘Adopt-A-Landmark’ Grant Finalists
Twelve Chicago landmarks were tentatively selected to receive grants of $100,000-$1.08 million, which will support renovations to publicly accessible portions of the buildings.
On What Would Be Emmett Till’s 80th Birthday, Till Mobley House Museum Receives Landmark Plaque
The Woodlawn home where Till lived with his mother received landmark designation in January. Organizer Naomi Davis is leading an $11 million project to transform it into a museum.
Bronzeville Church That Held Emmett Till’s Funeral Gets $150K Grant For Renovations
The $150,000 grant will help church leaders fix water damage and cracks in the foundation of a building that's only been renovated twice in the past century.
Bishop Louis Henry Ford, Namesake Of Freeway And Eulogist At Emmett Till’s Funeral, Was Chicago’s 1st Historic Preservationist
Chicago’s oldest house, the 1836 Henry B. Clarke House, was bought by Bishop Ford in 1941 and cared for by Ford and the St. Paul Church of God in Christ until it became a city-run house museum in 1982.
Plan To Crack Down On Home Museums Scrapped After Fierce Opposition From Artists, Historians
Ald. Sophia King said there was a "highly coordinated campaign” against the ordinance, and she criticized Ald. Michele Smith and Mayor Lori Lightfoot for their opposition to it.
Residential Museum Ban Would Be ‘Death Knell’ For South Side Preservation, Black History Museums And Gallery Spaces, Critics Say
If Ald. Sophia King's proposal passes, it would restrict cultural projects at the Emmett Till residence, the Lu and Jorja Palmer mansion, the Phyllis Wheatley Home and other small libraries and gallery spaces.
Bronzeville Church That Held Emmett Till’s Funeral Would Become National Historic Site Under Durbin-Duckworth Bill
Mamie Till-Mobley showed the world her son's brutalized body at Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ in Bronzeville. Senators want to preserve the building by placing it in the care of the National Park Service.
Emmett Till’s Former Home, Now A Chicago Landmark, Will Become A Museum
Till's brutal death at the hands of white supremacists helped spark the Civil Rights Movement. The Woodlawn home where he lived with his mother was designated a Chicago landmark Wednesday.
Emmett Till House Moves One Step Closer To Landmark Status
The home at 6427 S. St. Lawrence is where Till lived with his family before he was killed on a trip to Mississippi in 1955.