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 announced the recipients of our 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards! Learn about these exceptional historic preservation projects!

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Landmarks Illinois is a proud presenting partner for this year’s National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Past Forward Conference in Chicago! Registration is now open! Landmarks Illinois members receive a special discount on conference registration!

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Find out what sites are on our 2017 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois list. Landmarks Illinois announced this year's list at a press conference in Springfield on April 6, 2017. (Pictured: James R. Thompson Center, Chicago)

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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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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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