Saturday, October 26
Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
Join us to honor nine outstanding examples of excellence in Illinois
preservation at Landmarks Illinois’ annual Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Preservation Awards ceremony at the InterContinental Chicago.
Landmarks Illinois has been
assisted by a generous grant from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation to honor
individuals and organizations whose works demonstrate a commitment to historic
preservation. By honoring these individuals, organizations, projects and
programs, Landmarks Illinois and the Driehaus Foundation hope to inspire others
to take action to preserve, protect and promote historic resources.
Price: $40 LI Members
Price: $50 non-members
Online sales for this event
Please call before 3 p.m. on
Friday, October 25 to reserve by phone
Walk-in reservations will also be
King Arthur’s Court & Camelot Room
505 N. Michigan Avenue
The InterContinental Chicago was originally built in 1929 as the Medinah
Athletic Club, a luxury men’s club for members of the Shrine organization.
The restored King Arthur’s Court room features a medieval Britain theme with
original stained glass, intricately carved wood pillars, cast-iron chandeliers,
and ceiling murals depicting the King Arthur legend.
Click here, to learn more about the building’s history.
Click here, to view a map and directions.
for a 2012 Awards Ceremony slideshow with full size images and captions.
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Facebook for even more photos soon.
Four of the 2013 award winners: (top to
bottom) Randolph Tower, Chicago; Pure Oil Building, Geneva; Wildey
Theatre, Edwardsville; Walgreens Drug Store, Chicago. For the complete
list, click here.