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Historical Terra Cotta Removed And Thrown Out From Protected Rogers Park Building, Leading To Stop Work Order

City officials say workers removed historical facade features from the 1912 movie house at 1618 W. Devon Ave. without proper permits. The new owner said she didn't know it was protected.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Being Spared From The Wrecking Ball, Victorian Building Formerly Home To La Luce Could Get Landmark Status

If approved, the recommendation would be the first step in designating the Fulton Market building, which dates back to 1891, a city landmark.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

City’s 7 ‘Most Endangered Buildings’ Of 2021 Unveiled By Preservation Chicago

Preservationists revealed their annual list of the seven places and spaces in Chicago they fear may be lost to demolition, development and Mother Nature Wednesday.

Citywide

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

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

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

Change To Allow Cell Towers In City Parks Alarms Park Groups Who Say There Was No Community Input

An ordinance to allow "freestanding facilities" up to 150 feet tall in city parks was submitted to City Council Sept. 18, but activist groups say no one informed them of the proposal until Monday.

Downtown

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

Should Pilsen Become A Historic Landmark District? Some Say City Is Trying To ‘Shove This Down Our Throats’

The process initially was set to extend late into the summer, but was expedited after someone tried to demolish three buildings in the proposed district.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

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