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Landmark Commission

West Side Pentecostal Church Of Holiness May Soon Become A City Landmark

A city commission unanimously approved recommending Pentecostal Church of Holiness for landmark status. Another city committee and the City Council must vote on it to be final.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

90-Year-Old West Side Church Moves Closer To Landmark Status: ‘North Lawndale Is Not A Wasteland; It Is A Promised Land’

Pentecostal Church of Holiness moved into what was originally a Catholic parish serving a mostly Czech population and today serves a hub for the surrounding community.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side’s Historical Central Park Theater Being Restored To Former Glory — And Getting New Life As A Community Hub

The century-old Central Park Theater was preserved by a community church that transformed it into a house of worship.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

90-Year-Old West Side Church Awarded Preservation Grant For Legacy As Community Anchor

The building started as Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and has served as a hub for the Black community since the '60s. Today, the Pentecostal Church of Holiness continues that legacy.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Edgewater’s Ken Nordine Mansion Gets Preliminary Landmark Status Over Owner’s Objections

The family of late jazz poet Ken Nordine is seeking to demolish his former mansion, but the city stopped those efforts.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park