Landmarks Illinois presents a diverse array of events, programs, conferences, lectures and special events throughout the year. Below is a schedule of these programs and others. Please check back often for updates. For more information, call (312) 922-1742.

Legendary Landmarks Celebration
Monday, March 07, 2016

The Legendary Landmarks Celebration has honored noted Chicagoans since 2006 for their contributions to the city’s civic and cultural legacy, and their belief that a great city ...

Strategic Planning Sessions

Rock Island
Thursday, March 17, 2016

St. John’s Church, 4501 7th Avenue, Rock Island

Park Ridge
Saturday, March 19, 2016

Iannelli Studios Heritage Center, 255 N. Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge
Note: This session is also a Chicago Suburban Preservation Alliance meeting.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Carbondale Main Street, 121 S. Illinois Ave., Carbondale

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Mannie Jackson Humanities Center, 1210 N. Main St., Edwardsville

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Madden Arts Center, 125 N. Water Street, Decatur

Help us to develop a five-year plan that will guide our preservation programs and services statewide. Join us to discuss how to save the places that matter to you and your community.RSVP to Frank Butterfield via email or (217) 836-2524. Landmarks Illinois 2016 Strategic Planning Sessions.pdf

Architecture of I.W. Colburn
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Jay Pridmore’s new book, I. W. Colburn: Emotion in Modern Architecture, chronicles the career of one of Chicago’s most influential mid-century modernists. Colburn’s houses ...

Glencoe Open House Preview
Sunday, April 17, 2016

Preview tour of a 1955-one time owner, custom-built home soon to go on the market. Designed by the architectural firm of Whalley and Gould and interiors by Marion Heuer ...

Mid-Century Modern in Chatham
Thursday, April 21, 2016

An exploration of Chatham’s architecturally significant mid-century modern homes and the stories they tell of Chicago’s twentieth-century African American middle class ...

Heritage Fund Grant Guidelines and Applications
Sunday, May 15, 2016

Landmarks Illinois Preservation Heritage Fund was established in 2004 to provide monetary assistance to preserve or protect significant structures or sites in the state ...

Bruce Goff’s Ford House: Living in Joyful Order
Thursday, May 19, 2016

An in-depth look at the history and importance of Bruce Goff's iconic 1949 Ruth and Sam Ford House in Aurora. Working on the theory that the circle is “an informal ...

Chicago Suburban Preservation Alliance Meeting
Saturday, May 21, 2016

Look for more information soon.

Photo: East School, Pittsfield. Civil War-era building saved by the Pike County Historical Society after the county school board called for its demolition. Now houses the society’s history museum.