Illinois Restoration Resource Directory


This guide connects property owners and design professionals with services, products, and craftspeople and other experts that promote the maintenance, restoration, and rehabilitation of historic structures.

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Association for Preservation Technology – Western Great Lakes Chapter

Rachel Will

Lectures and workshops on historic materials, restoration and repair.

Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies

203 E. Seminary

Mount Carroll IL 61053

Courses/Program: Historic Preservation, Collections Care, Conservation Refreshers

College of Dupage

425 Fawell Boulevard

Glen Ellyn IL 60137

Courses/Program: Arch 1105: Fundamentals of Historic Preservation; Arch 1115: Historic Preservation: Materials and Process; Arch 2215: Historic Preservation: Saving the Past

Historic Chicago Bungalow Association

53 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1125

Chicago IL 60604

Seminars and workshops on a broad range of home repair, financing and green topics. All seminars are free of charge and open to the public.

Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture

3360 S. State Street

Chicago IL 60616

Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Science in Humanities, B.Arch, M.Arch, Master of Landscape Architecture, MS in Architectu


Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago

1279 N. Milwaukee Avenue 5th Floor

Chicago IL 60622

Workshops on a broad range of home improvement, historic preservation, and green building topics


Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Faner Hall Room 3374 1000 Faner Drive

Carbondale IL 62901

Courses/Program: Preservation Summer.Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, PhD

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

36 S. Wabash Ave. Room 1257

Chicago IL

Courses/Program: Archival Documentation, Preservation Planning, Building Diagnostics, Preservation Law, History and Theory of Historic Preservation, Physical Documentation, Degrees Offered: Master of Science in Historic Preservation, MArch & MArch/IA with Certificate in Historic Preservation

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

412 S. Peoria Street, Suite 115

Chicago IL 60607

Courses/Program: Introduction to Historic Preservation; Degrees Offered: BA in Urban and Public Affairs, Master of Public Administration, Master of Urban Planning & Policy, PhD in Urban Planning & Policy

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