Year-in-Review Archive

POTENTIAL WIN: Funding Awarded for Adaptive Reuse of Von Humboldt School Into Affordable Teacher Housing(Chicago 7 2014)

"Protracted plans to redevelop long-vacant Von Humboldt Elementary School into an 107-unit apartment complex for teachers got a boost in city funding to help...

THREATENED: George Eddy House Targeted for Demolition

"A white-pillared house on Sheridan Road in Edgewater, built in 1900 during the street's heyday as a long strand of upscale homes along the...

THREATENED: Damen Silos To Be Sold to MAT Asphalt

"Neighbors in a McKinley Park environmental group are asking the state to slow down its sale of the Damen Silos to a controversial industrialist. "Neighbors...

WIN: Flat Iron Arts Building Purchased by Preservation-Sensitive Buyers

"Longtime owners of the iconic Flat Iron Arts Building in the center of Wicker Park have sold the property to a pair of local...

WIN: Exceptional Renovation Underway at Belden-Stratford

"From its creation in 1923, the Belden-Stratford apartment building in Chicago’s Lincoln Park community was designed for an elite crowd. Over the years, its...

2021 Year-in-Review Newsletter

The Miracle on Randolph Street “Governor Pritzker has the opportunity, after years of neglect by his predecessors, to lead through the sale of the Thompson...

Last Call for Nominations for Preservation Chicago’s 2022 Chicago 7 Most Endangered List

Last call for nominations for Preservation Chicago's 2022 Chicago 7 Most Endangered List. Worried about a great vintage building or house in your neighborhood...Please let...

WIN: State of Illinois Chooses Renovation Over Demolition for the Thompson Center (Chicago 7 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2020)

  NBC 5 Chicago interview with Ward Miller regarding the surprise announcement of the restoration plans for the James R. Thompson Center on December 16,...

POTENTIAL WIN: Lakeside Center Bid Emerges as a Front-Runner in Race for New Chicago Casino (Chicago 7 2016 & 2021)

Chicago Tribune Op-ed: Turning McCormick Place’s Lakeside Center into a casino would be a win for Chicago "If a casino is coming to Chicago, then...

WIN: After Years of Advocacy, Emmett Till & Mamie Till-Mobley Home Finally Designated a Chicago Landmark!

Emmett Till childhood home now an official city landmark; The Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley House in West Woodlawn became an official Chicago landmark...