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THREATENED: Save the Thompson Center Petition Generates Over 20,000 Signatures (Chicago 7 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2020)

“Governor Pritzker has the opportunity, after years of neglect by his predecessors, to lead through the sale of the Thompson Center by giving it...

PARTIAL WIN: Vote Recommends National Register Status for Thompson Center Over Objections from State of Illinois (Chicago 7 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2020)

"'The fact that the state was opposed to its nomination really shows that politics has entered the equation,' Ward Miller of Preservation Chicago told...

WIN: Thompson Center Rally Shines Spotlight on National Register Vote (Chicago 7 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2020)

"About two dozen people gathered outside the James R. Thompson Center on Wednesday to protest the state’s ongoing efforts to sell the glassy state...

WIN: After Renovation, Pendry Hotel Opens Rooftop Bar on Carbide & Carbon Building

"A historic Chicago skyscrape has unveiled a downtown rooftop bar. High above the the 37-story Carbide & Carbon Building, Chicagoans will find Chateau Carbide...

WBEZ Chicago: Preservation Advocates Continue Pursuit Of Landmark Status For Thompson Center

"Reset gets an update on efforts to save the James R. Thompson Center from being demolished after a state panel recommended that the building...

Chicago Architectural Club Announces 2021 Chicago Prize Competition: James R. Thompson Center

“Governor Pritzker has the opportunity, after years of neglect by his predecessors, to lead thru the sale of the Thompson Center by giving it...

Ward Miller radio interview regarding the Thompson Center and the tragic loss of famed architect Helmut Jahn

"Ward Miller, executive director of Preservation Chicago, joins Anna to talk about the importance of preserving the Thompson Center and the tragic death of...

WIN: Historic Chicago & North Western Railway Headquarters Building to Reopen as Dual Hotel

"As Chicago's recovering hospitality industry bounces back, construction is nearly complete on a project to transform a historic former office building at 226 W....

Chicago Tribune: Remembering the Standard Club, which lived large, then passed quietly

"While Chicago was on COVID-19 lockdown, the Standard Club folded without the sendoff due a bastion of high society. There was neither a black-tie...

Urbanize Chicago: Peek inside the newly completed Tribune Tower condos

Chicago Tribune Tower Residences Interior Photos, 1925, Hood & Howells, 435 Michigan Ave. Photo Credit: Tribune Tower Residences "After paying $240 million for...