People Saving Places

By reusing places of the past, we are creating a better future for Illinois.

ABOUT US

Landmarks Illinois inspires people to save historic places that matter. Emerging from the fight to save the Chicago Stock Exchange Building, today Landmarks Illinois is a statewide nonprofit organization serving thousands of members, real estate professionals, property owners and policymakers. We provide expertise, funding and inspiration to individuals, corporations and communities across Illinois.

Landmarks Illinois has awarded nearly $42,000 to 10 historic preservation projects around the state in the latest round of grant funding through the organization’s Preservation Heritage Fund and the Landmarks Illinois WWI Monument Preservation grant programs. Read our press release on the news.

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Read about our new Annual Corporate Sponsor Program, which provides corporations a new way to support Landmarks Illinois.

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Stay up to date with the latest preservation news by visiting our news page!

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LI celebrated its 25th anniversary of the Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards at a ceremony in Chicago on September 15, 2018. Learn about our 2018 Award Recipients and see photos from the event.

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Be a voice for the future of our communities by supporting Landmarks Illinois. Our work enhances communities, empowers citizens, promotes local economic development and offers environmentally sound solutions.

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PRESERVATION FAQS

  • What Is A Preservation Easement?
  • Will landmark status affect my property values?
  • How can I be more involved in historic preservation?
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CONNECT WITH A RESOURCE

  • Find an expert to work on your window restoration
  • Find an architect to work on your historic building
  • Restoration resources to help on your preservation project
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