landmarks illinois upcoming events & programs

May 23, 2019


Skyline Council of Landmarks Illinois Service Committee Chair Erica Ruggiero will discuss the Council’s long-term service project, the rehabilitation of the Whitney Schoolhouse.

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June 15, 2019

Deadline for nominations: 2019 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards

LI is now accepting nominations for this year’s preservation awards! Award recipients will be honored at a ceremony on Friday, October 18, 2019.

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June 26, 2019

LI 2019 Annual Meeting

Join us in the Pilsen neighborhood for this year’s Landmarks Illinois Annual Meeting!

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other upcoming events & programs

May 11, 2019 - June 22, 2019

Crossroads: Change In Rural America

Crossroads: Change in Rural America, a traveling Smithsonian exhibit, will be at the Dekalb County History Center, Sycamore, Illinois. The exhibit offers small towns a chance to look at their own paths to highlight the changes that affected their fortunes over the past century. The exhibition will prompt discussions about what happened when America’s rural population became a minority of the country’s population and the ripple effects that occurred.

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May 23, 2019

Historic Buildings: reusing existing resources in 21st century development

May is Preservation Month. Join the national conversation by attending and examining the importance of finding creative ways to re purpose and modify historic buildings to ensure preservation, economic development, and environmental sustainability are blended together to move communities forward. LI’s Lisa DiChiera will be among the speakers at this event in Oak Park.

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May 31, 2019

Chicago for Chicagoans’ Birthday Fundraiser

Chicago for Chicagoans invites you to represent your neighborhood at our three year birthday party, graciously hosted by our friends at You Are Beautiful!

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August 9, 10, 11, 2019

Historic Plaster Repair

An intense, three-day, hands-on, learn by doing, total immersion experience in historic plaster repair. This is a tuition-based class with a limit of 12 students. Presented by: The Belvedere School for Hands-On Preservation. For more information or to register call Bob Yapp, 217-474-6052 or email him,

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