landmarks illinois upcoming events & programs

June 8, 2018

Skyline Council Pub Crawl

Skyline Council, Landmarks Illinois’ young and emerging professionals committee, will host its annual Pub Crawl in the Loop in partnership with Chicago for Chicagoans. The crawl will include visits to Loop building lobbies and mosaics with stops at hotel bars and lounges.

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June 12, 2018

Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Panel

Join us for a panel discussion, tour and reception at the Aurora St. Charles Senior Living facility in Aurora, a 2017 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award-winning project! Panelists will discuss lessons learned, and challenges associated with, preserving a historic building.

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June 25, 2018

Landmarks Illinois Annual Meeting

LI will hold its annual meeting at Anthony Overton Elementary School, located at 221 E. 49th St. in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. (Photo © Sandra Steinbrecher 2018)

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other upcoming events & programs

May 25, 2018

Winnetka Landmark Preservation Commission 2018 Landmark Preservation Awards Nominations Deadline

The Winnetka Landmark Preservation Commission is now accepting applications for its annual awards program. The Preservation Awards program seeks to honor those construction projects in the Village that have helped preserve the history and character of the Village. The program has three categories of awards: Restoration, Rehabilitation, and New Construction

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June 1 - July 1

Burnham’s Dream: The White City. A world premiere musical.

A New Chicago Musical by June Finfer and Elizabeth Doyle. At the Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago.

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June 14-19, 2018

Chicago Summer School of the Victorian Society

Focused on architecture, art, landscape and preservation. Enjoy lectures by leading scholars, private tours of historic sites, engaging social experiences and opportunities to get behind the scenes at museums and galleries. Open to graduate students, academics, architects and the general public

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July 12-15, 2018

Legacy City Preservation Conference

The Legacy Cities Conference 2018 will explore ways preservation can play a role in this objective. Join planning and preservation professionals, community advocates and grassroots activists from across the country.
Presented by: Buffalo’s Young Preservationists and Preservation Buffalo Niagara

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July 18-22, 2018


FORUM 2018 includes dozens of educational sessions and discussion panels, mobile workshops and tours, and five days of non-stop networking for commission staff and volunteers representing local, state and national organizations and government agencies.

Presented by: NAPC

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September 15 & 16, 2018

Historic Masonry Preservation Presented By The Belvedere School

Historic Masonry Preservation is a two-day, hands-on learning experience. The stone, brick and mortar being preserved will be done in accordance with The Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation. You will be part of a team of students performing the foundation preservation on the circa-1859 Lamb-Munger Mansion in the Central Park National Historic District in Hannibal, Missouri.

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