Preservation Snapshots Lectures

2018 Most Endangered Historic Places


Thursday, May 17 – 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Admission: Free


Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theatre, 77 E. Randolph Street, 2nd Floor, Chicago


Landmarks Illinois President & CEO Bonnie McDonald will discuss LI’s 2018 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois, which will be announced in April. The listings focus attention on sites that are threatened by deterioration, lack of maintenance, insufficient funds and in some cases the need for new ownership. Join us during Preservation Month to learn about the threats and possible solutions for some of the Chicagoland sites that made the list.


Bonnie McDonald is the President and CEO of Landmarks Illinois. She joined LI in 2012 and previously served as executive director of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota for seven years. Bonnie has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History (summa cum laude) from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Arts in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University.


This lecture is presented in partnership with the Chicago Cultural Center.

Photo: The atrium of the Thompson Center in Chicago, listed on LI’s 2017 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois.

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