Legendary Landmarks Celebration

Landmarks Illinois' biggest event of the year!

Since 2006, Landmarks Illinois has honored nearly 40 individuals, families and corporations at its annual fundraiser, the Legendary Landmarks Celebration. The event’s attendance has grown to over 750 supporters each year and has emerged as the premier affair to celebrate Chicago’s legendary leaders and their contributions to the civic and cultural skyline. In 2015, the event celebrated its 10th Anniversary and raised close to $1 million in revenue for Landmarks Illinois, the largest gross in the celebration’s history. The Legendary Landmarks Celebration is an inspiring evening full of festivities, networking and tributes to our city’s Legendary Landmarks.

The 2018 Legendary Landmarks Celebration will take place March 8, 2018.


  • Daniel Levin, Founder and Chairman of The Habitat Company
  • Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President
  • Berglund Construction (Corporate Landmark)


Learn about the honorees.

Learn about Reservations. Download the 2018 Legendary Landmarks Sponsorship Form.


2018 Legendary Landmarks Celebration

View event details below. Registrations available in November.

Date & Location

Thursday, March 8, 2017
5:30 p.m.
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.

Program Information

5:30 p.m. – Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. – Award Program & Dinner
8:45 p.m. – Dessert Reception

Additional Event Information

In its 13th season, the Legendary Landmarks Celebration is a highly anticipated event where Landmarks Illinois’ biggest supporters and most dedicated advocates gather for an evening of networking, dinner, drinks and entertainment. Over 800 business and civic leaders will fill the Hilton Grand Ballroom on March 8, 2018, to celebrate our Legendary Landmarks honorees.

The 2018 celebration will once again kickoff with a cocktail reception, host a short dinner and awards ceremony and end with a dessert reception, allowing for maximum networking time. The event is expected to drive record-breaking support for Landmarks Illinois’ mission-driven programs and fund 78% of the Advocacy Program, which is at the heart of LI’s work.

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