Women Who Built Illinois
Landmarks Illinois is launching “Women Who Built Illinois,” a database of buildings created by women architects, engineers, developers, designers and builders in Illinois between 1879 and 1979.
Illinois Appellate Court issues favorable opinion in LI Rock Island Courthouse lawsuit
In its July opinion, the Appellate Court agreed with Landmarks Illinois’ argument that Rock Island County cannot defy state agencies and must comply with the state’s Preservation Act in its pursuit to demolish the historic Rock Island County courthouse. Read more about this news at our Press Room.
PORCELAIN UTOPIA: THE LUSTRON PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT
Photographer Dirk Fletcher has created the largest known cohesive collection of images of iconic Lustron homes still intact in the U.S. Learn about his unique Lustron Photography Project in this guest blog.
Landmarks Illinois Annual Report
Download our Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. Our detailed report shows how we put your membership & donor support to work, helping people all across Illinois save the special places in their communities.
Landmarks Illinois Solidarity Statement
The past week’s protests demand that our work be dedicated to breaking down systems of racism and injustice and ensuring equity in our approach. Read Landmarks Illinois statement from our Board Chair and President & CEO regarding the death of George Floyd and the ongoing protests.
Landmarks Illinois awards $26,000 in COVID-19 relief funding
Landmarks Illinois has announced the recipients of its one-time special grant fund, the Landmarks Illinois COVID-19 Organization Relief Grant Program, aimed to help partner organizations impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
People Saving Places For People
Founded in 1971, Landmarks Illinois is the state’s leading voice for historic preservation. As a membership-based nonprofit organization, we promote preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse of buildings and sites of many types in order to leverage our past to create a better future. We know that blending old and new makes communities resilient and interesting places to live, work and play. We are People Saving Places for People. Learn more.
To preserve, protect and promote architectural and historic resources in Illinois through advocacy and education. Read about our mission-driven work.
WHY DO PEOPLE SUPPORT LANDMARKS ILLINOIS?
“Landmarks Illinois is an important private-sector ally for those of us involved in local preservation efforts.” – Norm Moline, Rock Island. See why other Illinois residents joined Landmarks Illinois.