Virtual announcement: 2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois
Join us May 5 at noon to learn about the historic sites on this year’s “Most Endangered” list! The free, virtual presentation is open to the public and members of the press.
2021 Preservation Awards: Call for Nominations
2021 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards. Submission deadline is June 1!
50Foward: Thank you!
Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate 50 years at 50Forward on March 25! See videos, artwork and more from the anniversary celebration!
Meet the 'Landmarks Illinois' Influencers
Learn about the 20 leaders Landmarks Illinois honored at our 50th Anniversary Celebration, 50Forward.
Protecting places through preservation easements
Learn how a dedicated group of professionals ensures Landmarks Illinois’ 540 preservation easement properties are maintained.
50 Years of 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.
2021 marks Landmarks Illinois’ 50th Anniversary!
Our anniversary is a time to reflect on our past and also boldy plan for the future of preservation in Illinois. Learn how we are marking this major milestone in our organization’s history, here.