Honoring Muddy Waters' Chicago legacy
With the help from a grant from Landmarks Illinois, Muddy Waters’ great-granddaughter is transforming the blues music icon’s former Chicago home into a museum and cultural center.
Show your support with a year-end gift to Landmarks Illinois!
Please take a moment to make the most generous gift you can to our end-of-year Annual Fund appeal so we can continue to help people save places in 2021!
Watch: Preserving Cultural Heritage in San Antonio
Check out our November 10 Preservation Snapshots Lecture featuring guest speaking from San Antonio’s preservation community.
Landmarks Illinois Solidarity Statement
Learn about our dedication to breaking down systems of racism and injustice and ensuring equity in our work.
$26,000 awarded in COVID-19 relief funding
A one-time grant fund, the Landmarks Illinois COVID-19 Organization Relief Grant Program, has offered financial support to our preservation partners 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.