Preservation Chicago Celebration Success!

Preservation Chicago sponsored a day of special programming on Sunday October 15th, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation in Hyde Park, in coordination with KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation, the Chicago Architecture Foundation, and Open House Chicago.

This highly successful free event was attended by over 550 people and highlighted the history and restoration needs of this Chicago Landmark. Our special thanks to Joan Pomeranc, Board Member of KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation, for her extensive knowledge and unending dedication to presentations and tours of the building and building history. Also thanks to Cathie Bond, Preservation Chicago Director of Events, Jack Spicer, Preservation Chicago Board Member, Debra Hammond, former Executive Director and member of KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation, Amy Schachman, Executive Director KAM Isaiah Israel, and Amy Gelman, President KAM Isaiah Israel.

Tours of the historic landmark building were ongoing as well as special performances from Kenwood School of Ballet, Kalapriya Dance, and the Praise Dance Team from Chicago Embassy Church.

Additionally, Preservation Chicago sold out two more Chicago 7 2017 Most Endangered Bus Tours. The first was in collaboration with The Village Chicago-Lincoln Park on Saturday, October 28th, 2017. The second will be on Sunday, November 5, 2017 in collaboration with the Chicago Architectural Biennial.


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