Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards

Nine outstanding examples of excellence in Illinois preservation will be honored at Landmarks Illinois’ annual Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards ceremony. 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. Click to view 2015 Preservation Award winners. View event highlights on Flickr.

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Mike Jackson, 2015 Joseph Antunovich Award for Leadership
2015 Awards Celebration
Saturday, October 17
Venue One
1034 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois
Program
3:00 p.m. Award Winner Panel Discussion
Building Stewardship of Cultural Heritage
4:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony
6:00 p.m. Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres

Nine outstanding examples of excellence in Illinois preservation were honored at Landmarks Illinois’ annual Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards ceremony. View event highlights on Flickr.

Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Celebration

Award Winner Panel Discussion
Building Stewardship of Cultural Heritage

Join Landmarks Illinois Board Chairman, Will Tippens, in a conversation with three of this year’s award winners. Todd DeDecker, Bishop Hill Heritage Association; Thad Heckman, Fuller Dome Home; and William Tyre, Glessner House Museum will discuss the long term stewardship of historic sites.

The awards celebration, which includes cocktails and appetizers, will be held Saturday, Oct. 17 at Venue One, 1034 W. Randolph, and is open to the public. The program begins with a panel discussion at 3 p.m. followed by the awards presentation at 4:30 p.m. and a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. Hear the inspiring stories behind this year's honorees at this heartwarming event.

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