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landmarks illinois upcoming events & programs

May 20, 2017

Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Panel Discussion in Peoria

Landmarks Illinois is taking our awards panel discussion on the road! Come learn the art of revitalization from experienced preservationists who tackled residential and commercial restoration projects.

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June 1, 2017

Nominations due for 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards

Landmarks Illinois is now taking nominations for the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards. Nominated projects must be located in Illinois and have been completed within the last five years. Learn more about the nomination guidelines and process below.

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June 29, 2017

Landmarks Illinois Annual Meeting

Landmarks Illinois will host its 2017 Annual Meeting June 29 from 6-8 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Chicago. More details coming soon.

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July 25, 2015

Landmarks Illinois will honor Cedar Street with its 2017 RBIC Award in recognition of its historic restoration projects across Chicago. This year’s RBIC event will take place at the restored Bush Temple of Music.

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September 16, 2017

2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards

Landmarks Illinois will celebrate the winners of the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards at a celebration on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Venue 610, 610 S. Michigan Ave.

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other upcoming events & programs

May 20, 2017

Wright Plus 150 Architectural Housewalk

Wright Plus 150 celebrates the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth with a special housewalk in Oak Park. Tour will include the Arthur B. Heurtley, Hills DeCaro, Harrison P. Young and Laura Gale houses.

Presented by: Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

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May 20, 2017

Fort Historic Jewel II Historic House Tour 2017

A Showcase of Fort Sheridan Homes and mansions
around the Parade Ground.
Go back in time and history as we celebrate today at
Fort Sheridan.

Presented by: Fort Sheridan Historic Society

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June 3, 2017

Structural Engineers Association of Illinois Annual Awards Banquet

The event announces the winners of the awards. SEAOI members, colleagues, spouses, and friends gather to celebrate the profession of structural engineering.

Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Illinois

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June 3, 2017

Historian presentation at the Douglas Tomb State Historic Site

Historian Graham A. Peck will give a presentation at the historic site on the 156th anniversary of the “little giant.”

Presented by: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

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June 8, 2017

Wright 150 Celebration Evening

In celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust will hot a lecture and celebration dinner.

Presented by: Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

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June 8, 2017

Frank Lloyd Wright: Looking Forward and Thinking Back

To mark the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth on June 8, 1867, John Waters will focus his talk on two important written works by Frank Lloyd Wright, and their connections with his built work.

Presented by: The Newberry

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June 10, 2017

“Save the Bridge” Fundraiser

The fundraiser to save the Maeystown historic bridge takes place from noon to 11 p.m. at Stubborn German in Waterloo.

Presented by Historic Maeystown, Illinois

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June 9-10, 2017

Rethinking the Role of Chicago’s Parks: Parks as Democracy?

Our Annual Luncheon will kick off this exciting conference, revisiting a conference with a similar theme that Friends of the Parks hosted 30 years ago!

Presented by: Friends of the Parks

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June 12, 2017

Remembering Governor ‘Big Jim’ Thompson

Join the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Chicago History Museum on June 12 for “Remembering Governor ‘Big Jim’ Thompson,” a look back at Thompson’s 14 years in office.

Presented by: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Chicago History Museum

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June 19 - July 23, 2017

SIU Summer Architecture Camps

Camps introduce young people to the design of the built environment. Camp participants will learn about architecture, urban design, landscape design, interior design and industrial design. Kid Architecture camp (Grades 4-6) – June 19 – 23, 2017. Middle School Architecture (Grades 7-9) – July 9 – 14, 2017. High School Architecture (Grades 9-12) – July 16 – 23, 2017.

Presented by: SIU School of Architecture

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