landmarks illinois upcoming events & programs

November 15, 2016

Preservation Heritage Fund Grant Application Deadline

Landmarks Illinois’ Preservation Heritage Fund provides monetary assistance to preserve or protect significant structures or sites in the state of Illinois.

Photo: The Times Building, Delavan (credit: Friends of the Hometown News)

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November 15, 2016


Landmarks Illinois’ Barbara C. and Thomas E. Donnelley II Preservation Fund for Illinois provides monetary assistance to preserve or protect significant structures and sites in Illinois.
Photo: Second Presbyterian Church, Chicago (credit: Martin Cheung)

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November 17, 2016

Preservation Snapshots Lecture: Edgar Miller Project

See a “best of” glimpse of artist and architect Edgar Miller’s broad body of work while learning about the 40-year preservation effort to keep Miller’s Handmade Homes intact and vibrant.

Photo: Glasner Studio, Chicago (credit: Alexander Vertikoff)

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November 30, 2016

RBIC Honors Amtrak

Landmarks Illinois will honor Amtrak with its 2016 RBIC Award in recognition of the restoration projects and capital improvements it’s made at Chicago Union Station.

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other upcoming events & programs

September 21-November 16, 2016

Historic Chicago Bungalow Association FALL 2016 SEMINARS

Chicago, Illinois

The Historic Chicago Bungalow Association (HCBA) offers a wide variety of popular seminars and workshops designed to help owners of any Chicago home —whether you’re a home repair expert or rehab rookie — preserve and improve the beauty, sustainability and value of their home.

Presented by The Historic Chicago Bungalow Association

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September 27 - November 8, 2016

Repair+Rehabilitation Lecture Series: Making Informed Decisions & Creating Value

Chicago, Illinois

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) invites you to a complimentary educational lecture series on building repair and rehabilitation (R+R) at our office in downtown Chicago.

Presented by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

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November 4, 2016

Society of Architectural Historians Annual Awards Gala

Chicago, Illinois

The Society of Architectural Historians will present its 2016 Awards for Architectural Excellence at the 7th annual SAH Awards Gala on Friday, November 4, 2016. The awards represent a unique coming together of architectural practice and academic study, honoring the contributions of individual projects to our built environment.

Presented by the Society of Architectural Historians

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November 2-November 6, 2016

Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy’s 2016 Conference “Wright’s Late Years:1946-59”

San Francisco, California

Join us for educational presentations addressing Wright’s Late Years and five days of tours of Bay Area work by Wright and others.

Presented by The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy

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November 10, 2016

Giants in the Park: Unveiling the Histories behind Lincoln Park’s Vintage Monuments

Evanston, Illinois

Hear the fascinating histories behind several of the park’s “giants” including, The Alarm, LaSalle, Lincoln, Grant and Fountain Girl (originally named Willard Fountain, for Evanston’s Frances Willard.)

Presented by Evanston History Center

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November 17, 2016

Nickerson Lecture. William August Fiedler: Architecture and Interiors of the “Marble Palace” and Other Magnificent Gilded Age Mansions

The Nickerson Lecture Series explores the social milieu in which Samuel M. Nickerson lived and the principles in art, architecture and design that governed the creation of this remarkable home. This year’s series will focus on the preeminent designers who created the magnificent interiors of the Nickerson Mansion.

Presented by the Driehaus Museum

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