June 2022 Newsletter

Glessner House Presents Pullman – From Factory Town to National Monument with Bill Tyre August 30, 2022

"In the 1870s, George Pullman, manufacturer of the famous and luxurious Pullman Palace Cars, purchased land along Lake Calumet south of Chicago, to build...

WIN: Historic Studebaker Theater to Reopen After Two-Year Renovation

"Brittle scraps of Scotch tape stick to the marble walls, chipped and gouged from decades of comings and goings — and if it were...

BUYER WANTED: Woodlawn Victorian at 6627 S. Woodlawn Avenue

"A rare find in Woodlawn is now on the market! This Victorian masterpiece built in 1872 is a one of a kind. You'll be...

BUYER WANTED: Austin Foursquare at 5400 W. Washington Boulevard

"This HUGE stately, oversized Austin foursquare-style home on Washington Boulevard is overflowing with vintage charm and is ready for its next chapter. Five bedrooms...

BUYER WANTED: Beverly Bungalow by Architect Walter Burley Griffin

"The man who prevented the demolition of a historically significant bungalow in Beverly and spent a decade restoring it has it on the market. "'Nobody...

POTENTIAL WIN: Milshire Hotel Neon Sign Safe for Now After Auction Cancelled

"The Milshire Hotel’s neon sign is no longer for sale after the building’s owner bowed to community pressure and reversed his plans, agreeing instead...

WIN: Central Camera Reopens After Devastating Fire

"Don Flesch is known for passing out little snacks to his customers. 'Grab a chocolate,' Flesch reminds them on their way out. "Now, the 73-year-old...

WIN: In Partnership with Preservation Chicago, Chicago Workers Cottage Initiative Completes Surveys in Logan Square, McKinley Park and South Chicago

"Chicago, they say, is a city of neighborhoods. And the origins of those neighborhoods occupy a unique place among American cities – neither master-planned...

WIN: Standard Club’s Great Chicago Fire Murals by Edgar Miller to be Loaned to Art Institute

"The Standard Club, homeless since deciding to close in 2020 and agreeing this year to sell its Plymouth Court building, is loaning—and potentially donating—some...