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Landmarks Illinois

Century And Consumers Buildings, Beverly’s Pike House Top List Of Most Endangered Historic Places In Illinois

The feds plans to tear down the historic Loop buildings as part of a $52 million demolition. They've sat vacant for 17 years. "It's completely ridiculous," one Landmarks Illinois preservationist said.


Austin’s Oldest Building Is On Its Way To Becoming A City Landmark

The Seth Warner House is so old it was built before Austin was even part of the city of Chicago.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Union Station, Epiphany Church Projects Honored For ‘Creative, Inclusive And Sustainable’ Overhauls

Other Chicago winners include Pullman Artspace Lofts and West Pullman School Senior Community.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

West Side’s Pentecostal Church Of Holiness Is Now A Chicago Landmark

The landmark designation recognizes the cultural significance of the 90-year-old church and its historical architecture.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side’s Pentecostal Church Of Holiness Could Become A Chicago Landmark Wednesday

The 90-year-old church is recognized for its Romanesque Revival architecture and its role as a pillar of K-Town in North Lawndale.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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