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Preservation Awards

Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards 


2013 Awards
Reception and Ceremony


Saturday, October 26
4:30 p.m. Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
6:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony

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.


2013 Preservation Award Recipients


Price: $40 LI Members 
Price: $50 non-members


Online sales for this event are closed.

Please call before 3 p.m. on Friday, October 25 to reserve by phone
(312) 922-1742.

Walk-in reservations will also be available.


InterContinental Chicago
King Arthur’s Court & Camelot Room
505 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
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.

Photo Slideshow


Click here for a 2012 Awards Ceremony slideshow with full size images and captions.

Visit us on 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.


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