ABOUT THE Landmarks Illinois Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side
The Landmarks Illinois Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side was created to support grantees in their effort to preserve and promote the history, culture and architecture of Chicago’s South Side. The fund provides financial support to the following types of project:
- Significant structures or sites located on Chicago’s South Side that are under threat of demolition, imminent deterioration or are of such architectural importance that their preservation will benefit the public and community.
- Structures or sites on Landmarks Illinois’ most recent “Endangered List” are presumed to be Eligible Structures.
The South Side is approximately defined as the following boundaries:
- South of Cermak Road;
- West of Lake Michigan;
- East of S. Ashland Avenue;
- North of the southern boundary of the city of Chicago.