landmarks illinois upcoming events & programs

March 9, 2017

Preservation Snapshots: Original Beauty Revealed

Edward Torrez, President and Principal of Bauer Latoza Studio, will discuss the exterior restoration of All Saints Episcopal Church, located in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood.

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March 15, 2017

2017 Legendary Landmarks Celebration

Landmarks Illinois’ annual fundraiser, the Legendary Landmarks Celebration, is an inspiring evening full of festivities, networking, and tributes to our city’s Legendary Landmarks.

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April 20, 2017

Preservation Snapshots: Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America

Brian Conway and Amy Arnold, editors of the book Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America, lead this Snapshots lecture. Co-sponsored by AIA Chicago.

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April 21, 2017

“People Saving Places” Video Project Screening Event

Landmarks Illinois will host a screening event to showcase the eight short videos of people saving places throughout Illinois, produced in partnership with Kennedy King College’s Media Communications department. The screening will take place at the historic Roxy Cinemas in Ottawa and begin at 5 p.m. (More details coming soon.)

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May 18, 2017

Preservation Snapshots: People Saving Places

Bonnie McDonald, President and CEO of Landmarks Illinois, will discuss LI’s recently announced Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois.

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other upcoming events & programs

February - March, 2017

Historic Masonry Repointing and Masonry Repair Certification Training

Lime Putty Mortar and Stone Repair Training opportunities at the US Heritage Group Headquarters.

Presented by: US Heritage Group

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February 17, 18 & 19, 2017

Making Wooden Storm Windows

A three-day, hands-on workshop for learning how to install wooden storm windows on your house or building.

Presented by: The Belvedere School for Hands-On Preservation

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February 21, 2017

“Adapt or Die: Transforming Vintage Places Through Adaptive Reuse”

Landmarks Illinois President & CEO Bonnie McDonald will lead this “Preservation in Person” Lecture Series event at the Oak Park Public Library.

Presented by: Pleasant Home Foundation in partnership with Oak Park Public Library.

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March 1, 2017

The City in a Garden: History of Chicago’s Parks, Gardens and Green Spaces

Chicago Park District Historian Julia Bachrach leads this seminar that explores the rich history of Chicago’s parks, weaving together social, political, architectural, art, and landscape history.

Presented By: Newberry Library Adult Education Seminars Program.

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May 1, 2017

Deadline for Papers and Proposals for Teacher Workshops at the 19th Annual Conference on Illinois History

The Conference on Illinois History is accepting paper or panel proposals on any aspect of Illinois’s history, culture, politics, geography or archaeology for the annual conference in Springfield on Oct. 5-6, 2017

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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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