Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards

For more than 20 years, the Richard H. Driehaus Preservation Awards has honored individuals, organizations, projects and programs whose work demonstrate a commitment to historic preservation. A generous grant from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation enables Landmarks Illinois to present nine awards annually in categories for stewardship, rehabilitation, restoration and advocacy along with the distinguished Project of the Year Award and the Joe Antunovich Award for Leadership.

The awards ceremony is held each fall. The event includes a panel discussion with select award winners hosted by Landmarks Illinois’ chairman, an awards ceremony and a reception with all winners. The celebration is an inspiring evening that celebrates Illinois’ historic treasures while inspiring others to take action to preserve, protect and promote historic resources.

View 2016 award winners

View 2015 award winners

View 2015 award ceremony highlights on Flickr

Learn more about the nomination process

Landmarks Illinois is hosting an awards panel discussion in Peoria on May, 20, 2017. Find out more about this upcoming event!

2017 Awards Celebration

Join Landmarks Illinois for the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Celebration! More information coming soon!

Date & Location

Saturday, September 16

Venue 610

610 S. Michigan Avenue,
Chicago, Illinois

 

Program Information

Program

  • 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Award Winner Panel Discussion
  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Awards Ceremony
  • 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.: Cocktail and Hors D’oeuvres Reception

 

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