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.

Since 2006, Landmarks Illinois has honored nearly 40 individuals, families and corporations at its annual fundraiser, the Legendary Landmarks Celebration. The 2017 celebration will take place March 15, 2017.

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Check out our latest preservation successes by visiting our Sucess Stories webpage!

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Call to Action: Help us advocate to the future of the Federal Historic Tax Credit!
Main Street, Galena (credit: Landmarks Illinois)

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Landmarks Illinois’ effort to preserve the south Michigan Avenue Street Wall is among our greatest accomplishments.

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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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