Memberships

Monthly Giving

You can make an ongoing impact in Landmarks Illinois’ efforts to ensure the future of our historic places.

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Individual Membership

Strengthen communities, empower citizens, and learn about Illinois' rich history by becoming a member.

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Professional Memberships

Promote preservation, learn tools and techniques, and meet your peers working in fields related to preservation.

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Skyline Council

Explore Illinois' rich history and network with other young professionals interested in historic preservation.

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Louis Sullivan Society

Make a big impact on the protection of Illinois' significant and spectacular places by giving at the leadership level.

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Renew Your Membership

Renew your Landmarks Illinois membership and continue to help protect special places in our state.

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Monthly Giving

Together, we are people saving places! When you join our convenient monthly giving program, you’ll become a Sustaining Partner in the effort to save Illinois’ historic places. Monthly giving allows you to immediately maximize your support for the preservation of our state’s remarkable past creating a better future for all of us.

Monthly giving allows Landmarks Illinois to reduce our overhead costs and spend more time working to protect historic places that give value, meaning and character to Illinois communities.

Set up your automatic, recurring monthly contribution by clicking on “Sustaining Partner” below, and no more renewal notices! No checks to send or due dates to remember. We’ll automatically bill your credit or bank card every month and send a statement each January summarizing your gifts for the past calendar year. Then, feel great every time you receive “The Arch” newsletter that you’ve done your part to ensure a bright future for our unique and irreplaceable heritage – plus, helping us support preservationists statewide.

Sustaining Partner

Become a Sustaining Partner with your monthly gift

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  • Monthly donors receive membership benefits associated with their cumulative recurring giving over 12 months.
  • Monthly giving levels include $5, $10, $15, $25 and $30 a month. Or set your own level!

Monthly Giving FAQs

FAQs about the Sustaining Partner monthly giving program.

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  • IS MY TRANSACTION SECURE? Yes, account information for monthly giving is encrypted and stored securely via SafeSave™ for automatic processing of your future payments. The SafeSave Gateway has been independently certified as a Level 1 Service Provider and complies with all Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards.
  • HOW DO I UPDATE MY BILLING INFORMATION OR CREDIT CARD EXPIRATION DATE? You can update your billing information or credit card expiration date by contacting our Membership Manager at 312-922-1742. Please be prepared to provide the full name, billing address and email address used when setting up the monthly donation so that we can locate your gift and account information.
  • WILL I GET A RECEIPT DETAILING MY CHARITABLE TAX DEDUCTION FOR MY MONTHLY CONTRIBUTIONS? Yes, we will send you a receipt documenting Landmarks Illinois’ charitable status and all of your tax-deductible monthly contributions at the beginning of the next calendar year.
  • HOW DO I KNOW MY MONTHLY GIFT HAS BEEN PROCESSED? A record of each gift will be clearly reflected on your regular bank or credit card statement. You will also receive, via email, a receipt each time your gift is processed.
  • HOW DO I CHANGE OR CANCEL MY MONTHLY DONATION? You can change or cancel your monthly donation at any time by contacting us at either mrich@landmarks.org or at 312-922-1742. Please be prepared to provide the full name, billing address, and email address used when setting up the monthly donation so we can locate your gift and account information.

Renew Your Membership

By renewing your Landmarks Illinois membership, you are protecting our cultural heritage and helping to save special places throughout our state. Our work enhances communities, empowers citizens, and catalyses local economic development statewide. Your support makes this important work possible.

$35-$500Renew Your Individual Membership

Renew at your current level or upgrade

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  • Continue to support Landmarks Illinois' work preserving cultural heritage
  • Stay up to date on preservation news & recieve Landmarks Illinois newsletters & e-blasts
  • Receive early notice on Snapshot Lectures and invites to our other events

$20-$1,000Renew Your Professional Membership

Professional membership is for individuals and firms working in fields related to historic preservation.

Purchase This Membership
  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Landmarks Illinois events
  • And more!

$1,000Renew Your Louis Sullivan Society Membership

Make a big impact on the protection of Illinois' significant and spectacular places by giving at the leadership level.

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  • Special benefits, including two (2) discounted tickets to Preservation Awards reception and ceremony
  • Two (2) gift Advocate memberships
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the Annual Meeting
  • Recognition at the Annual Meeting
  • Lunch with Landmarks Illinois’ president
  • Invitations to exclusive tours and events, including Landmarks Illinois’ holiday party
  • And more!

Individual Memberships

Landmarks Illinois is about people saving places. Be a voice for the future of our communities by becoming a member.

By becoming a member of Landmarks Illinois, you join us in helping communities and neighborhoods throughout Illinois preserve and protect their architecture and historic places. For more than forty years, Landmarks Illinois has worked to identify catalytic projects in partnership with local residents that spark the rebirth of blocks and districts. Our work enhances communities, empowers citizens, and catalyses local economic development statewide. Your support makes this important work possible.

$35Advocate

Advocate membership includes the following benefits:

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  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Preservation Awards reception and ceremony and Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Membership benefits for one (1) individual
  • Knowledge that you are doing your part to preserve Illinois' invaluable heritage

$50Household

With a Landmarks Household Membership you will enjoy these benefits

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  • Subscription to quarterly "Preservation News" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to world-renown Farnsworth House designed by architect Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts to educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Preservation Awards Reception and Ceremony and Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Knowledge that you are doing your part to preserve Illinois' invaluable heritage
  • Membership benefits for two (2) individuals

$75Supporter

Supporter membership includes the following benefits:

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  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Preservation Awards reception and ceremony and Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Knowledge that you are doing your part to preserve Illinois' invaluable heritage

$100Associate

Associate membership includes the following benefits:

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  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Membership benefits for two (2) individuals
  • Two (2) discounted tickets to Preservation Awards reception and ceremony
  • Recognition in "The Arch” newsletter

$250Sustainer

Sustainer membership includes the following benefits:

Purchase This Membership
  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Membership benefits for two (2) individuals
  • Two (2) discounted tickets to Preservation Awards reception and ceremony
  • Recognition in the “Preservation News” newsletter
  • One (1) gift Advocate membership
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the Annual Meeting

$500Patron

Patron membership includes the following benefits:

Purchase This Membership
  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch"newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Membership benefits for two (2) individuals
  • Two (2) discounted tickets to Preservation Awards reception and ceremony
  • Recognition in the “Preservation News” newsletter
  • Two (2) gift Advocate memberships
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the Annual Meeting
  • Recognition at the Annual Meeting

Professional Memberships

Landmarks Illinois is about people saving placesBe a voice for the future of our communities by becoming a member.

By becoming a member of Landmarks Illinois, you join us in helping communities and neighborhoods throughout Illinois preserve and protect their architecture and historic places. Our work enhances communities, empowers citizens, and catalyses local economic development statewide. Your support makes this important work possible.

Professional membership is for individuals and firms working in fields related to historic preservation. Many types of professionals and companies are welcome to join, whether large or small, emerging or established. We also offer memberships for students and historic preservation commissions.

$20Student

Student membership includes the following benefits:

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  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Preservation Awards reception and ceremony and Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Membership benefits for one (1) individual

$50Historic Preservation Commission

Historic preservation commission membership includes the following benefits:

Purchase This Membership
  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Preservation Awards Reception and Ceremony and Skyline Council events
  • Invitation to Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Membership benefits for two (2) individuals: commission staff person and commission chairperson

$150Individual

Individual membership includes the following benefits:

Purchase This Membership
  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Membership benefits for one (1) individual
  • One (1) discounted ticket for Preservation Awards reception and ceremony
  • Recognition in the “Preservation News” newsletter
  • Discount on Real Estate & Building Industry Networking Reception
  • Discount on Real Estate & Building Industry-related seminars and/or tours
  • Exclusive networking event or tour at the bi-annual Preservation Conference

$250Small Firm

Small firm membership includes the following benefits:

Purchase This Membership
  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Recognition in the “Preservation News” newsletter
  • Membership benefits for five (5) individuals at the firm
  • Discounted tickets for Preservation Awards Reception and Ceremon
  • Discount on Real Estate & Building Industry Networking Reception for up to five (5) employees
  • Discount on Real Estate & Building Industry-related seminars and/or tours for up to five (5) employees
  • Exclusive networking event or tour at the bi-annual Preservation Conference

$1000Corporate

Corporate membership includes the following benefits:

Purchase This Membership
  • Subscription to quarterly "The Arch" newsletter
  • 50% discount on admission to the world-renowned Farnsworth House designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Discounts on educational or networking opportunities
  • Invitation to Skyline Council events
  • Advance notice of Preservation Snapshots lectures
  • Subscription to three Landmarks Illinois e-newsletters: Preservation in the News; Preservation Events; and Action Alerts
  • Membership benefits for ten (10) individuals at your company

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Be a voice for the future of our communities by supporting Landmarks Illinois. Our work enhances communities, empowers citizens, promotes local economic development and offers environmentally sound solutions.

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