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Landmarks Illinois
Landmarks Illinois

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

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

Car Town On Western Avenue Slated For Demolition, Iconic Neon Sign Will Be Saved

Condos with ground floor retail will be built on the '50s used car lot.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Bronzeville Home Of Chicago’s First Black Alderman, Oscar Stanton De Priest, Restored To Its Former Glory

"The entire Bronzeville area should be marked a protected historical area to prevent further demolition of historically Black sites," one resident said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Landmark Sears Warehouse Wins Preservation Award After Being Converted To Affordable Housing

"I think that using this historic building ... tells the residents that they are valued, that they deserve this quality, they deserve a place that has stood the test of time."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale