The Preservation Chicago 2022 Chicago 7 Most Endangered presentation was presented live to a virtual audience of approximately 300 people on March 9, 2022. Additionally, there was a small in-person group of approximately 25 people including staff, board members, stakeholders, and reporters. We anticipate that this dual presentation format, including both a live in-person audience and live virtual simulcast will become the standard moving forward as it allows maximum attendance and flexibility.
Ward Miller’s 2022 Chicago 7 Most Endangered presentation was fast-paced, information-packed, and engaging. Beautiful photos and embedded media made the presentation visually rich and compelling. For those who missed the live event, the entire one hour presentation was recorded and has been posted on Preservation Chicago’s website and YouTube channel.
The 2022 Chicago 7 Most Endangered announcement and presentation was held at noon on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. The event was held in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Center.
Since 2003, the “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” has sounded the alarm on imminently threatened Chicago historic buildings to mobilize the stakeholder support necessary to save them from demolition.
The Chicago 7 Most Endangered 2022 reporting has been robust with coverage with many articles appearing in print, web, radio and television. This is media coverage is important as it powerfully amplifies the the message.
Promontory Point makes Preservation Chicago’s annual ‘most endangered’ list; Today, the historic revetment at Promontory Point is all that is left of a once eight-mile-long stretch of beautiful limestone transitions between nature and the city,” Preservation Chicago said, Manny Ramos, Chicago Sun-Times, 3/9/22
Here Are Chicago’s 8 Most Endangered Buildings And Destinations; The year’s list from Preservation Chicago includes DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Promontory Point, public housing throughout the city, Central Park Theater and a BP gas station, Joe Ward and Pascal Sabino, Block Club Chicago, 3/9/22
These are the most endangered places in Chicago; Two pieces of Chicago’s incomparable lakefront and a theater where Benny Goodman and the Jackson 5 performed early in their careers are on Preservation Chicago’s list of eight places facing threats, Dennis Rodkin, Crain’s Chicago Business, 3/9/22
New ‘Endangered 7’ include LSD, Loop and Near North Side sites, The Skyline, 3/9/22