October 2019 Month-in-Review Newsletter

Table of Contents


  1. THREATENED: Union Station Power House
  2. WIN: St. Adalbert
  3. LOSS: American Taxi Service Building
  4. THREATENED: Jackson Park Trees
  5. LOSS: 16 W. Maple
  6. WIN: Church of the Epiphany
  7. WIN: Howard Building
  8. WIN: Little Village Firehouse
  9. WIN: Convent Hotel
  10. THREATENED: Truc Lam Temple/Paul Revere Lodge
  11. THREATENED: Wing Hoe Edgewater Mansion
  12. THREATENED: Nordine House
  13. IN MEMORIAM: Martin Stern
  14. THREATENED: 90-Day Demolition Delay Highlights
  15. LOSS: Spotlight on Demolition


  • FILM TRAILER: Power of Place: Honoring the past is the best path to a sustainable future
  • RADIO: The Thompson Center Needs A Lot of Work Before It Can Be Sold
  • RADIO: “Southern Exposure” Highlights Chicago’s South Side Architectural Treasures
  • PRESS: Summoning the ghosts of Record Row
  • PRESS: Lightfoot’s planning chief talks with Blair Kamin
  • MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace ‘


  • Preservation Chicago Moves to 205 W. Monroe
  • Preservation Chicago Architecture Biennial Events:
  • Chicago 7 Bus Tour, Saturday, October 5 (sold-out)
  • Benefits for All: Historic Preservation and Affordable Housing Panel (Video Link)
  • Community, History, Place and Equity, Tuesday, November 12
  • Open House Chicago 2019 Success
  • Monadnock Building Tours With Chicago Detours
  • Walls That Talk Film
  • Anthony Overton Elementary School


  • WIN: Landmarks Commission Announces 2019 Excellence in Preservation Award Winners
  • 2229 S. Michigan Ave. (Motor Row District)
  • 3647 S. State St. (Black Metropolis-Bronzeville District)
  • 1000 W. Randolph St. (Fulton-Randolph Market District)
  • Johnson Publishing Building, 820 S. Michigan Ave.
  • 2118 Evergreen Ave. (Wicker Park District)
  • 1305 E. 50th St. (Kenwood District)
  • 2900 W. Logan Blvd. (Logan Square Boulevards Extension District)
  • 835 W. Newport Ave. (Newport Avenue District)
  • Quincy Elevated Station, 220 S. Wells St.
  • 3301 W. Arthington St. (Sears, Roebuck & Company District)


  • Federal Building by Henry Ives Cobb


  • Please Support Preservation Chicago!


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