Chicago Landmark and Landmark District Designation Reports

Chicago Landmark and Landmark District Designation Reports

Chicago Landmark and Landmark District Designation Reports

Link to Reports for Designated Chicago Landmarks


Pending Designations 

The Century Building
202 S. State St.

The Consumers Building
220 S. State St.

Eugenie Lane Apartments
235 W. Eugenie St.

  Epworth Church
5253 N. Kenmore Ave.

Greater Tabernacle Cathedral (Former Holy Rosary Catholic Church
11300 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

The Warehouse
206 S. Jefferson St.

Designated by City Council 

Abraham Lincoln Monument (Commonly known as “Standing Lincoln”)
Lincoln Park at Dearborn Parkway

Jessie and William Adams House
9326 S. Pleasant Ave.

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
At the North End of Lincoln Park Zoo at Fullerton Parkway

All Saints Church and Rectory
4550 N. Hermitage Ave.

Allerton Hotel
701 N. Michigan Ave.

Alta Vista Terrace District
A one-block-long street (1050W), between Grace St. (3800N) and Byron St. (3900N)

American Book Company Building
320-330 E. Cermak Rd.

(Former) Anshe Shalom Synagogue Building (now Independence Blvd. Seventh-Day Adventist Church)
754 S. Independence Blvd./3808 W. Polk St.

Arlington and Roslyn Place District
Generally, the 400-blocks of W. Arlington Pl. and W. Roslyn Pl. (2500N)

Arlington-Deming District
500- and 600-blocks of W. Arlington Pl., 500- and 600-blocks of W. Deming Pl., 2400-block of N. Geneva Terr., and 2400-block of N. Orchard St.

Armitage-Halsted District
Predominantly, Armitage Ave. between Halsted St. and Racine Ave. and Halsted St. between Armitage and Webster avenues

Assumption School
319 W. Erie St.

Auditorium Building
430 S. Michigan Ave.

Emil Bach House
7415 N. Sheridan Rd.

Myron Bachman Residence
1244 W. Carmen Ave.

Beverly/Morgan Park Railroad Stations District
91st, 95th, 99th, 107th, 111th, and 115th St. along the METRA-Rock Island railroad line (200W)

Biograph Theater
2433-43 N. Lincoln Ave.

Bissell Street District
600-block of Bissell St. between Webster and Dickens avenues

Black Metropolis/Bronzeville District
3619 S. State St., 3647 S. State St., 3763 S. Wabash Ave., 3435 S. Indiana Ave., 3140 S. Indiana Ave., 3533 S. Giles Ave., 315 E. 35th St., 35th Street and King Drive, 3501 S. King Dr.

“Black Renaissance” Literary Movement
Buildings on Vincennes, Evans and Michigan avenues

Blackstone Hotel
636 S. Michigan Ave.

Blackstone Library
4904 S. Lake Park Ave.

Blackwell-Israel Samuel A.M.E. Zion Church Building
3956 S. Langley Ave.

Brewster Apartments
2800 N. Pine Grove Ave.

Brooks Building
223 W. Jackson Blvd.

Gwendolyn Brooks House
7428 S. Evans Ave.

Bryn Mawr-Belle Shore Apartment Hotels
5550 N. Kenmore Ave. and 1062 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

Burling Row House District
2225-2245 N. Burling St.

Bush Temple of Music
100 W. Chicago Ave./800 N. Clark St.

Cairo Supper Club Building
4015-4017 N. Sheridan Rd.

Calumet Park Fieldhouse
9801 S. Avenue G

Canaan Baptist Church of Christ Building
6657-59 S. Harvard Ave.

Cermak Road Bridge District
Cermak Road, predominately between Grove and Jefferson streets

Chatham-Greater Grand Crossing Commercial District 
19 buildings in the vicinity of Cottage Grove Ave. and 75th and 79th streets–two contiguous “core areas and six non-contiguous individual buildings

Chess Records Office and Studio
2120 S. Michigan Ave.

Chicago & North Western Railway Office Building
226 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago & North Western Railway Powerhouse
211 N. Clinton St.

Chicago Motor Club Building
68 E. Wacker Place

Chicago Orphan Asylum Building 
5120 S. King Dr.

Claremont Cottage District
1000-Block of S. Claremont Ave. between Taylor and Grenshaw Streets.

Clark-Netsch House
1700 N. Hudson Ave.

Clarke/Ford House
1855 S. Indiana Ave.

Commercial National Bank
125 S. Clark St.

Congress Theater
2117-39 N. Milwaukee Ave/2117-39 N. Rockwell Ave.

Continental Center
55 E. Jackson Blvd.

Cook County Hospital Administration Building
1835 W. Harrison St.

DuSable High School
4934 S. Wabash Ave.

Dover Street District 
Predominately 4500, 4600 & 4700 blocks of N. Dover St. and four properties located at 4742-4754 N. Beacon St.

East Village District
Four sections primarily situated on N. Winchester Ave., N. Wolcott Ave., N. Honore St., and N. Hermitage Ave. between W. Chicago Ave. and W. Division St.

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
4501 S. Vincennes Ave.

Melissa Ann Elam House
4726 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

860-880 Lake Shore Drive
860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive

Eighth Church of Christ, Scientist
4359 S. Michigan Ave.

Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley House
6427 S. St. Lawrence Ave.

Episcopal Church of the Advent and Parish House (Extension to the Logan Square Boulevards Landmark District)
2900 W. Logan Blvd.

Essex Inn
800 S. Michigan Ave.

42nd Precinct/Town Hall Police Station
3600 N. Halsted St.

First Church of Deliverance
4315 S. Wabash Ave.

Fulton-Randolph Market District
Primarily the 800- to 1100-blocks of W. Fulton Market St., the 900-block of W. Lake St., and the 800- to 1000-block of W. Randolph St.

Garfield Park Fieldhouse
108 N. Central Park Ave.

Germania Club Building
108 W. Germania Place

Giles-Calumet District
Generally the 3700 and 3800-block of S. Giles Ave., the 3800-block of S. Calumet Ave., and 310 E. 38th St.

Greater Union Baptist Church
1956 W. Warren Blvd.

Griffiths-Burroughs House
3806 S. Michigan Ave.

George Cleveland Hall Branch Library
4180 S. Michigan Ave.

Halsted-Willow Group
Four buildings located at the intersection of North Halsted and West Willow Streets, including 1727-1729 North Halsted, 1733 North Halsted, 1730-1732 North Halsted / 807 West Willow, and 1800 North Halsted

Lorraine Hansberry House
6140 S. Rhodes Ave.

Daniel O. Hill House (now the Serbian American Museum St. Sava)
448 W. Barry Ave.

Historic Chicago Railroad Bridges
Chicago & Alton Rwy. Bridge, near Ashland & Archer Aves.; Chicago & Illinois Western Rwy. Bridge, near 33rd St. & Kedzie Ave.; Chicago & North Western Rwy. Bridge, near Kinzie Ave. & Canal St.; Chicago & Western Indiana RR Bridge, near 126th St. & Torrence Ave.; Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Rwy. Bridge No. Z-2, near Cherry St. & North Ave.; Illinois Central RR Swing Bridge (No. 1), near Stevenson Exp.& Kedzie Ave.; (No. 2), near 35th St. between Pulaski & Lawndale Aves.; Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Rwy. Bridge(pair), near Chicago Skyway & 98th St.; Pennsylvania RR “Eight Track” Bridge, near 31st St. & Western Ave.; Pennsylvania RR Bridge, near 19th & Lumber Sts.; St. Charles Air Line Bridge, near 16th & Lumber Sts.

Holden Block
1027 W. Madison St.

Home Bank & Trust Company Building
1200-1208 N. Ashland Ave.

Humboldt Park Receptory Building and Stable
3015 W. Division St.

IBM Building 
330 N. Wabash Ave.

Illinois Bell Building
225 W. Randolph St.

Jackson Park Highlands District
Roughly 12-square-block area between 67th St. to 71st St. from Cregier Ave. to Jeffery Blvd.

Johnson Publishing Company Building
820 S. Michigan Blvd.

K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Temple
1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd.

Kenwood District
A 23-square-block area roughly between 47th and 51st streets from Drexel Blvd. to Blackstone Ave.

Kenwood United Church of Christ
4600-08 S. Greenwood Ave.

Krause Music Store
4611 N. Lincoln Ave.

Lakeview Avenue Row House District
2700-2710 N. Lakeview Ave.

Lincoln Avenue Row House District
1928-1936 N. Lincoln Ave.

Lindemann & Hoverson Co. Showroom and Warehouse Building
2620 W. Washington Blvd.

Little Village Arch
3100 W. 26th St.

Logan Square Boulevards District
Generally Logan, Kedzie, Palmer and Humboldt (north of Cortland St.) Boulevards

Charles N. Loucks House
3926 N. Keeler Ave.

Ludlow Typograph Company Building
2028-2062 N. Clybourn Ave.

Marina City
300-340 N. State St; 301-351 N. Dearborn St.

Martin Schnitzius Cottage
1925 N. Fremont St.

McCormick Double House
660 N. Rush St.

McGill House
4938 S. Drexel Blvd.

John and Clara Merchant House
3854 N. Kostner Ave.

Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church Building
4100 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

(Former) Mid-City Trust & Savings Bank
2 S. Halsted St./801 W. Madison St.

Mid-North District
An approximately 10-square-block area, roughly between Fullerton (2400N) and Armitage (2000N) avenues from Lincoln Ave. to Clark St.

Milwaukee Avenue District
Predominately the 1200- through 1600-blocks of North Milwaukee Ave., the 1500-block of North Damen Ave., and the 1900- through 2000-blocks of West North Ave.

The Miracle House
2001 N. Nordica Ave.

Monastery of the Holy Cross (Formerly Immaculate Conception Parish Church)
3101-3111 S. Aberdeen St.

Monumental Baptist Church
729 E. Oakwood Blvd.

Morton Salt Company Warehouse Complex
1357 N. Elston Ave.

John Lothrop Motley Public School
739 N. Ada St.


Motor Row District
Michigan Avenue, primarily between Cermak Rd. and the Stevenson Expy.

Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church Complex
4600 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Muddy Waters House
4339 S. Lake Park Ave.

(Former) James Mulligan Public School Building
1855-1863 N. Sheffield Ave.

Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium Complex
Buildings in the block generally bounded by N. Pulaski Rd. on the west, W. Peterson Ave. on the north, N. Central Park Ave. on the east, and W. Bryn Mawr Ave. on the south.

Mutual Insurance Building
4750 N. Sheridan Rd.

Near North Side Multiple Property District
Individual buildings in an area generally bounded by Chicago Ave., LaSalle Dr., Grand Ave., and Fairbanks Court.

Neighborhood Bank Buildings, Group 1
1001 W. Belmont Ave., 9117 S. Commercial Ave., 1425 W. Fullerton Ave., 4659 S. Cottage Grove Ave., 5400 N. Clark St.

Neighborhood Bank Buildings, Group 2
815 W. 63rd St., 801 N. Clark St., 1525 E. 53rd St., 3600 W. Fullerton Ave., 6314 S. Western Ave., 3321 N. Lincoln Ave, 4753 N. Broadway, 4150 S. Halsted St.

Charles N. Netterström House
833 W. Aldine Ave.

New York Life Building
37-43 S. La Salle St.

New Regal Theater (formerly the Avalon Theater)
1641-1659 E. 79th St.

North Chicago Hospital Building
2551 N. Clark St.

North Kenwood Multiple Resource District
A five-square-block “core” area surrounding the intersection of S. Berkeley Ave. and 45th St., as well as dozens of other buildings in an area generally between 43rd and 47th streets between Cottage Grove Ave. and the Illinois Central railroad tracks.

Northwestern University Chicago Campus District
Montgomery Ward Memorial Building
, 303-329 E. Chicago Ave.; Wieboldt Hall of Commerce, 339-343 E. Chicago Ave.; Levy Mayer Hall/Gary Law Library, 349-361 E. Chicago Ave.

John Nuveen House
3916 N. Tripp Ave.

Oakland Multiple Resource District
A two-square-block “core” centering on S. Berkeley and Ellis avenues between 41st and 42nd places, as well asa approximately 55 other buildings in an area generally bounded by 35th and 43rd streets between Cottage Grove Ave. and the Illinois Central railroad tracks.

Old Chicago Main Post Office Building
433 W. Van Buren St.

Old Republic Building
307 N. Michigan Ave.

Old Chicago Water Tower District
Bounded by Chicago Avenue, Seneca and Pearson streets, and Michigan Avenue

On Leong Merchants Association Building
2216 S. Wentworth Ave.

Oppenheimer-Goldblatt Bros. Dept. Store Building
4700 S. Ashland Ave.

Palmer House Hotel
17 E. Monroe St.

Paseo Boricua Gateway Flags
West Division St. at Artesian Ave. [2400-West] and Mozart St. [2800-West]

Elizabeth Peabody Public School
1444 W. Augusta Blvd.

Pentecostal Church of Holiness (Formerly Our Lady of Lourdes)
4208 W. 15th St.

Perkins-Nordine House
6106 N. Kenmore Ave.

Wendell Phillips High School
244 E. Pershing Rd.

The Pioneer Arcade
1535-1545 N. Pulaski Rd.

(Former) Pioneer Trust & Savings Bank Building
4000 W. North Ave.

Pittsfield Building
55 E. Washington St.

Plymouth Building (Later LaSalle Extension University)
417 S. Dearborn St.

Polish National Alliance Building
1514-1520 W. Division St.

Portage Park Theatre Building
4042-60 N. Milwaukee Ave./4905-15 W. Cuyler Ave.

The Promontory Apartments
5530-5532 S. Shore Dr.

Promontory Point
East of S. Jean-Baptiste Point du Sable Lake
Shore Dr., Between 54th and 56th Sts.

Pullman District – North Pullman – South Pullman
A 20-square-block area generally bounded by 104th St., 115th St., Cottage Grove and Maryland avenues.

Quincy Elevated Station
220 S. Wells St.

Quinn Chapel
2401 S. Wabash Ave.

Rainbow Pylons and The Legacy Walk
3247 through 3708 N. Halsted St.

Harriet F. Rees House
2110 S. Prairie Ave.

Richard Nickel Studio
1810 W. Cortland Ave.

Riviera Motor Sales Company Building
5948-60 N. Broadway

Robert Lindblom Technical High School
6130 S. Wolcott Ave.

Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ Building
4021 S. State St.

Rosenwald Court Apartments (Originally Michigan Boulevard Garden Apartments)
4600-58 S. Michigan Ave., 4601-59 S. Wabash Ave., 45-77 E. 46th St., 46-78 E. 47th St.

Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church and Parish House
615-623 W. Belmont Ave.

Carl Sandburg House
4646 N. Hermitage Ave.

Five Schlitz Brewery Tied-Houses and One Schlitz Brewery Stable Building
958 W. 69th St., 3456 S. Western Ave., 2159 W. Belmont Ave., 3159 N. Southport Ave., 11400 S. Front Ave. and 11314 S. Front Ave.

(Former) Schlitz Brewery-Tied House
1393-1399 W. Lake St.

(Former) Schlitz Brewery-Tied House
9401 S. Ewing Ave.

(Former) Schlitz Brewery-Tied House (now Floyd’s Pub)
1944 N. Oakley Ave.

(Former) Schlitz Brewery-Tied House (now Mac’s American Pub) 
1801 W. Division St.

(Former) Schlitz Brewery-Tied House (now the South-East Asia Center)
5120 N. Broadway

Sears, Roebuck and Co. District
Administration Building, 3333 W. Arthington St.; Printing/Merchandise Development and Laboratory (MDL) Building, 3301 W. Arthington St.; Remaining Tower of the Merchandise Building, 900 S. Homan Ave.; Power House, 931 S. Homan Ave.; Park and Pergola, North side of W. Arthington St. between S. Homan Ave. and S. Spaulding Ave.

Sheridan Road Mansions
Joseph Downey House & Coach House
, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd.; Samuel H. Gunder House & Coach House, 6219 N. Sheridan Rd.; Adolf Schmidt House, 6331-33 N. Sheridan Rd.; Albert G. Wheeler House, 970 W. Sheridan Rd.

Shoreland Hotel
5454 S. South Shore Dr.

Site of the John & Mary Jones House
Southwest corner of West 9th Street and Plymouth Court

Site of the Origin of the Chicago Fire of 1871
DeKoven and Jefferson Streets

6901 Oglesby Cooperative Apartment Building
6901 S. Oglesby Ave.

63rd Street Bathing Pavilion
South Lake Shore Drive and (approximately) 63rd Street

South Shore Cultural Center (Originally South Shore Country Club) 
7059 S. South Shore Dr.

South Side Community Art Center
3831 S. Michigan Ave.

Spiegel Administration Building
1038 W. 35th St.

Steger Building
28 E. Jackson Blvd.

Steuben Club Building
188 W. Randolph St.

Graeme Stewart Public School Building
4524 N. Kenmore Ave.

Stone Temple Baptist Church Building (Former) First Roumanian Congregation [aka Anshe Roumania, Shaari Shomayim]
3620-3624 W. Douglas Blvd.

Surf-Pine Grove District
Predominately 400- & 500-blocks of W. Surf St. and 2800-block of N. Pine Grove Ave.

Third Unitarian Church Building
301 N. Mayfield Ave.

35 East Wacker Drive Building
35 E. Wacker Dr.

300 West Adams Street Office Building
300 W. Adams St.

333 North Michigan Building
333 N. Michigan Ave.

Tribune Tower
435 N. Michigan Ave.

Truevine Missionary Baptist Church Building
6720 S. Stewart Ave.

(Former) Lyman Trumbull Public School Building
5200-5224 N. Ashland Ave./1600-1612 W. Foster Ave.

Charles Turzak Residence
7059 N. Olcott Ave.

227 East Walton Place Apartment Building
227 E. Walton Pl.

Ukrainian Village District Ext. III: St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church & School Buildings
913-925 N. Hoyne Ave.

Union Park Hotel
1519 W. Warren Blvd.

Uptown Theater
4816 N. Broadway

Uptown Square District
Portions of Lawrence Avenue, Broadway and nearby streets

Vassar Swiss Underwear Company Building
2543-2545 W. Diversey Ave.

Vesemen Building
444 N. La Salle St.

Village Theatre 
1546-1550 N. Clark St.

Vorwaerts Turner Hall
2431 W. Roosevelt Road

Augustus Warner House
1337 N. Dearborn St.

Seth Warner House
631 N. Central Ave.

Dr. Philip Weintraub House
3252 W. Victoria St.

Ida B. Wells-Barnett House
3624 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

West Burton Place District
143-161 W. Burton Pl. and 150-160 W. Burton Place

West Pullman Elementary School
11917-11951 S. Parnell Ave.

West Side YMCA/YWCA Complex
1513-1539 W. Monroe St. and 101-109 S. Ashland Ave.

West Town State Bank Building
2400 W. Madison St.

White Castle #16
43 E. Cermak Rd.

Wholesale Furniture Exposition Building
1323 S. Michigan Ave.

Wrigley Building
400-410 N. Michigan Ave.

Wrigley Field 
1060 W. Addison St.

Richard Wright House 
4831 S. Vincennes Ave.

Yondorf Block and Hall
758 W. North Ave.