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After Being Spared From The Wrecking Ball, Victorian Building Formerly Home To La Luce Receives Landmark Status

Built in 1892 as a Schlitz brewing saloon and tied house, the Queen Anne Victorian building was La Luce’s home from 1989 until the restaurant closed in 2016.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Former Home To La Luce — And Michael Jordan’s Old Office — Set For Historic Landmark Status

The building's owners applied for a demolition permit last year, but the community fought back.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Former La Luce Building In West Loop Saved From Demolition Again, Given Temporary Landmark Protection

The former Schlitz Tied House dates back to 1891. Most tied houses of this size and stature have been torn down, city officials said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Historic Victorian Building, Former Home To La Luce, Spared From The Wrecking Ball — For Now

The city revoked a demolition permit for the former Schlitz tied house, delaying its destruction for 90 days.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

129-Year-Old Victorian Building, Former Home To La Luce, Scheduled For Demolition

The former Italian restaurant and Midwest Performance Cars buildings are being torn down, likely to make way for a development.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards