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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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Blues Legend Muddy Waters’ Former Home Is Now A Chicago Landmark

The Kenwood home, which also hosted music legends Howlin’ Wolf and Chuck Berry, was one of three projects to receive landmark status Thursday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

First-Ever Illinois Rock And Roll Hall Fame Class Inducted At Bash

The inaugural class was: Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Cheap Trick, REO Speedwagon, Chicago, The Buckinghams, Ides of March, Chess Records, WLS-AM and disc jockeys Larry Lujack and Dick Biondi.

Citywide

Muddy Waters’ Kenwood Home Clears Major Hurdle Toward Chicago Landmark Status

The city's landmarks commission enthusiastically approved protected status for Waters' home at 4339 S. Lake Park Ave. It now will be reviewed by a City Council committee.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

From Muddy To Chance To Noname: Bronzeville’s Newest Mural Pays Homage To Blues Past While Looking Toward Future

The mural is part of a local organization's ongoing efforts to keep blues alive.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Muddy Waters’ Kenwood Home On Its Way To Being Named A Chicago Landmark

Waters' family is working to turn the "epicenter" of Chicago blues into a museum, with space for a new generation of local musicians to jam.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore