February 2021 Newsletter

1399 W. Lake Street, West Loop (Lake Street Schlitz Tied House / La Lucé)-90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: 1399 W. Lake Street, West Loop (Lake Street Schlitz Tied House / La Lucé) #100901650 Date Received: 12/02/2020 Ward: 27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett Applicant: Spirit Wrecking...

Second Church of Christ Scientist 2700 N. Pine Grove Avenue, Lincoln Park-90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: Second Church of Christ Scientist 2700 N. Pine Grove Avenue, Lincoln Park (A Chicago 7 Most Endangered 2019) #100903102 Date Received: 01/07/2021 Ward: 43rd Ward Alderman Michele Smith Applicant:...

February 2021 Month-in-Review Newsletter

Table of Contents IN MEMORIAM Richard H. Driehaus; Philanthropist and Preservationist CHICAGO 7 MOST ENDANGERED Chicago 7 2021 Announcement, February 24, 2021 Press and Media Coverage ...

Sold Out Preservation Chicago 2021 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” Presentation to Record Breaking Virtual Audience

The Preservation Chicago 2021 Chicago 7 Most Endangered presentation was pivoted to a virtual platform due to the pandemic. The beautiful photos and mixed-media...

THREATENED: The Chicago Lakefront A 2021 Chicago 7 Most Endangered

Overview “Forever open, clear and free” aligns with the spirit of a core American ideal, and almost appears to reflect the words, expression and thoughts...

WATCH: The Video Overview of the Preservation Chicago 2021 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” (Length 3:48)

WATCH: The Video Overview of the Preservation Chicago 2021 "Chicago 7 Most Endangered" (Length 3:48)

THREATENED: Phyllis Wheatley Home A 2021 Chicago 7 Most Endangered

Overview As the City of Chicago works across all levels to become a more equitable place, we need to honor and elevate African American sites...

THREATENED: Cornell Store & Flats A 2021 Chicago 7 Most Endangered

Overview This year, the Cornell Store & Flats has been selected once more as a Chicago 7 Most Endangered after first being listed in 2017....

THREATENED: South Chicago Masonic Temple A 2021 Chicago 7 Most Endangered

Overview Another grand Masonic Temple, designed by Clarence Hatzfeld, the architect of the now-demolished South Side Masonic Temple, could be headed toward demolition as well. Despite...

THREATENED: West Loop Industrial Lofts A 2021 Chicago 7 Most Endangered

Overview In the late 19th and early 20th century, Chicago’s Loop central business district was surrounded by a ring of fine-quality industrial buildings. Often these...