Links to Additional Resources

Links to Additional Resources


Chicago Government

City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD)
City of Chicago Commission on Chicago Landmarks
City of Chicago DPD Historic Preservation Division
Chicago Adopt-A-Landmark Fund
Class L Property Tax Incentive
Historic Themes Analysis of Chicago Landmarks
Chicago Historic Landmark Designation Process
Chicago Historic Landmark Permit Review
Demo Delay Ordinance
Chicago Alderman & Chicago Aldermanic Ward List
City of Chicago Zoning GIS Map
City of Chicago Designated Chicago Landmarks GIS Map

Regional and National Government

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Cook County Assessor’s Office Property Search
Cook County Board of Commissioners
National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places
Historic Preservation Division – DZLUP
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (IHPA)

Chicago Archives & Collections

Chicago Postcard Museum
Charles Cushman Photography Archive
Chuckman’s Chicago Postcard Collection
Chicago History Museum ARCHIE Online Catalog
Chicago History Magazine
CARLI Digital Collections (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois)
Digital Chicago by Lake Forest College

Chicago History Museum Images Archive
Architectural Icons of Chicago
Century of Progress by Anton Rodde
Chicago Daily News Archive
Chicago Sun-Times Archive
Early Chicago Archive
Chicago Neighborhoods Collection Early Chicago Archive
Barnes-Crosby Collection Early Chicago Archive
Chicago Fire of 1871
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Harry Weese Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Frank Lloyd Wright Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Holabird architect firms Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Graham, Anderson, Probst & White Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Bertrand Goldberg Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Daniel H. Burnham Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Marshall Field & Company Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Century of Progress Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Maxwell Street in Color
World’s Columbian Exposition
Amateur Photographs of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition
Modern by Design: Chicago Streamlines America Collection
Plan of Chicago
Raeburn Flerlage Archive
Vivian Maier Archive
Stephen Deutch Collection

Chicago Public Library Digital Collections
Chicago Newspapers Online and on Microfilm
Chicago Department of Urban Renewal Records: Photographic Negatives Digital Collection

Ryerson and Burnham Art and Architecture Archives

Chicago Art

The Chicago Neighborhoods Art Posters
Wonder City Studio

Chicago Photography

Serhii Chrucky Photography
Ron Gordon Photography
Gabriel X. Michael Photography
Angie McMonigal Photography
Brian M. Palm Photography
Michael Parker Photography
David Schalliol Photography
Eric Allix Rogers Photography
Nick Ulivieri Photography
Noah Vaughn Photography

Chicago Architecture Tours

Chicago Architecture Foundation Tours
Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
Chicago Detours
Kayak Chicago
Wendy City Tours

Historic House Museums

Clarke House
The Glessner House
The Richard Driehaus Museum


Blair Kamin
Calumet 412
Chicagoland Architecture Substack
chicago designslinger
Chicago Cityscape
Chicagology (Chicago History)
Chicago Patterns
Chicago Detours Blog
Chicago Neighborhoods Project
Lynn Becker
Vince Michael
Green Preservationist


American Institute of Architects (AIA Chicago Chapter)
Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF)

Chicago Art Deco Society (CADS)
Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond
Chicago History Museum

The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)
Delta Institute
Documentation and Conservation of the Modern Movement (Docomomo)
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
Friends of the Uptown Theatre
Forgotten Chicago
Habitat for Humanity Store
The Historic Chicago Bungalow Initiative
Illinois Historic Group Directory
Landmarks Illinois
Landmark Lincoln Park
Logan Square Preservation
Maxwell Street Foundation
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Neighborhood Housing Service
Chicago Greystone Initiative (NHS)
The League of Historic American Theatres
The Rebuilding Exchange
Preservation Action
Save Prentice!
Save St. Boniface
Sustain Arts / Chicagoland
Society of Architectural Historians
Preservation Directory
Your House has a History

Restoration Resources

Bovard Studio Stained Glass Restoration
Landmarks Illinois: Illinois Restoration Resources


Hotel Grey Video
Cubs Dream St. Boniface Video

Charity Hosting Provider

Kualo Hosing Solution