August 2017 Newsletter

2017 Chicago 7 Union Station Power House Poster Now Available

Preservation Chicago is pleased to announce that its well-received original design 2017 "Chicago 7 Most Endangered" Chicago Union Station Power House poster is now...

Jensen’s Church of the Advent Closes in Logan Square

The historic Church of the Advent in Logan Square has closed after more than a century offering services at their buildings, designed by Elmer...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference

In Chicago: NOVEMBER 14-17, 2017 PastForward is the premier educational and networking event for those in the business of saving places. Art, advocacy, and innovation are...

Open House Chicago: OCTOBER 14-15, 2017 200 COOL PLACES. 48 HOURS. GO. IT’S FREE.

The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to more than 200 buildings across Chicago. Explore the...

Upcoming Event: Driehaus Foundation 2017 Built Environment Symposium

Driehaus Foundation 2017 Built Environment Symposium will be held at the University Club of Chicago, from 8:00 to 5:00, September 30, 2017 Science is now...

Upcoming Event: Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) announces more than 100 Program Partner organizations that will present collateral events and exhibitions in Chicago, Illinois. Partner programming...

Save the Woodruff Arcade Petition

What has been reported to be the last remaining arcade in Chicago, and one of the last remaining in the nation, is threatened with...

Weyland Building Compromise in Question?

The focused advocacy effort by neighborhood preservation partner Logan Square Preservation and Preservation Chicago (including a petition drive which received approximately 600 signatures) resulted...

Church of the Epiphany to be Converted to Performing Arts Space

After many years of preservation advocacy and many false starts, the Romanesque Revival Church of the Epiphany, located at 201 S. Ashland Avenue, plans...

Historic Loop Office Building to be Converted to Apartments

A residential conversion is underway for the 16-story Insurance Center Building located at 330 S. Wells Street and Van Buren Street. The historic building...