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Plan To Create Landmark District That Would Save 15 Historic Downtown Buildings Moves Closer To Reality

The landmark district would include 15 Downtown homes built between 1871 and 1923.


Ukrainian Village Neighbors Are Fighting To Save Augusta Boulevard’s Workers Cottages

"Workers cottages were built on the backs of what made Chicago great. To tear down this history, it's sad to me."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Despite Efforts To Save Truc Lam Buddhist Temple, 120-Year-Old Building Likely To Meet Wrecking Ball

Originally, the building was known as the Ravenswood Club, and after that it was the Paul Revere Masonic Lodge.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

St. Adalbert Church Could Become Chicago Landmark Under Proposal By Ald. Sigcho-Lopez

The freshman alderman wants to landmark the church and its rectory building, according to a letter submitted to the Department of Planning and Development.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Uptown’s Iconic Aragon Ballroom Sign Is Getting Some TLC

The upgrades are minor and follow the rules laid out by the city's historic landmark designation.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Saturday’s Walk Through Jackson Park And Woodlawn To Highlight Historic (And Endangered) Landmarks

Preservation Chicago will take walkers to see Jackson Park and Woodlawn landmarks like Wooded Island, Emmett Till's home and the dormant Washington Park National Bank.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Save These 130-Year-Old, Queen Anne-Style Worker Cottages Near Taylor Street, Landmarks Group Urges

The Claremont Cottages evoke the sense of a "small village of somewhere other than Chicago; like you're in another country," one preservation leader said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Fire-Era Mansions In River North Saved Again From Demolition — For Now

Preservationists hope to include the buildings in a proposed Near North Side historic district.


Catholic Churches Among Preservation Chicago’s Annual ‘Most Endangered’ Buildings List

The 2019 list also includes Jackson Park, a super chic part of O'Hare that would make flying less horrible, and a power station, among others.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Preservationists Continue Fight With City Over Obama Presidential Library

"New Yorkers wouldn't allow this to happen to Central Park. We shouldn't allow it to happen here," one Jackson Park Watch leader said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Know A Building That Should Be On The ‘Most Endangered’ List? Here’s Your Chance To Nominate It

Preservation Chicago is looking for nominations for 2019's "most endangered" buildings, structures or places.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
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