WIN: Commission on Chicago Landmarks Recognizes and Celebrates the Best Chicago Preservation Projects of 2022

“The Commission on Chicago Landmarks honored eight successful development projects and seven advocacy leaders at the 2022 Preservation Excellence Awards.

“The Preservation Excellence awards have been presented annually since 1999 to individuals, nonprofits, businesses, and public bodies that have significantly contributed to Chicago’s architectural and cultural history. The Landmarks Commission’s Permit Review Committee reviewed and selected the winners over the past year. The 2022 winners include:

1025 S. Claremont Ave., Claremont Cottage District
Bronzeville Historical Society Members; Nettie Nesbary, Lettie Sabbs, Lauran Bibbs, Doris Morton, and Sylvia Rogers
Lisa DiChiera, Emeritus Advocacy Director of Landmarks Illinois
Tim Samuelson, City of Chicago Cultural Historian Emeritus

Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Grand Army of the Republic Rooms
Recipient: City of Chicago

Grand Army of the Republic Rotunda at the Chicago Cultural Center, 1897, Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge, 78 E. Washington St. Photo Credit: Evergreene Architectural Arts

Get A First Look At $15 Million Restoration Of The Chicago Cultural Center Hall Honoring Civil War Veterans; The 62,000-piece glass dome in the Grand Army of the Republic rotunda has been revitalized, while technicians recreated chandeliers and touched up floors, walls and windows in the hall. Free events are available through the weekend, Colin Boyle, Block Club Chicago, 3/25/22

226 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago and Northwestern Railway Office Building
Recipient: Phoenix Development Partners

226 W Jackson Boulevard / Former Chicago & North Western Railway Company Building, Frost and Granger, 1905, 226 W. Jackson Boulevard. Photo Credit: Jack Crawford / Chicago YIMBY

Commission On Chicago Landmarks Approves Tax Incentive For Loop Hotel, Ian Achong, Chicago Yimby, 4/11/22

Lincoln Park Zoo Lion House
Recipient: Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo Kovler Lion House / Pepper Wildlife Center, 1912, Dwight Perkins, with his partners William Fellows and John Hamilton. Designated a Chicago Landmark in 2005. Photo Credit: Tom Harris

‘Minnekirken’ Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, 2612 N. Kedzie Ave., Logan Square Boulevards District
Recipient: Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church

Minnekirken Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, 1912, Charles F. Sorensen, 2614 N. Kedzie Ave. Photo Credit: Eric Allix Rogers


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