WIN: Landmarks Commission Announces 2019 Excellence in Preservation Award Winners

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks honored 10 distinctive projects from across the City of Chicago with the 2019 Preservation Excellence Awards.

The winners of the landmark awards were chosen from dozens of projects reviewed by the Commission’s Permit Review Committee. Only properties that have been designated by the City Council as Chicago landmarks or as part of a landmark district were eligible.

Established in 1999, the awards recognize a wide range of efforts to preserve, restore and promote the City’s architectural heritage.

  • 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)

More information at City of Chicago Landmarks Commission website

3647 S. State St. (Black Metropolis-Bronzeville District). Photo Credit: Eric Allix Rogers
1000 W. Randolph St. (Fulton-Randolph Market District). Photo Credit: Sterling Bay
Johnson Publishing Building, 820 S. Michigan Ave. Photo Credit: Ebony-Caro
2118 Evergreen Ave. (Wicker Park District). Photo Credit: Ryan and Laura Kraus
1305 E. 50th St. (Kenwood District). Photo Credit: Michael Hershenson
2900 W. Logan Blvd. (Logan Square Boulevards Extension District). Photo Credit: Mina Bloom
835 W. Newport Ave. (Newport Avenue District). Photo Credit: Longford Construction
Quincy Elevated Station, 220 S. Wells St. (Loop). During filming of Lovecraft County on 0ct 27, 2019 Photo Credit: Julia Gerasimenko
3301 W. Arthington St. (Sears, Roebuck & Company District). Photo Credit: Mercy Housing Lakefront

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