Each year, Landmarks Illinois honors nine outstanding examples of excellence in Illinois historic preservation with the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards, which aim to inspire others to take action to preserve, protect and promote historic resources. A generous grant from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation enables Landmarks Illinois to honor these individuals, organizations, projects and programs.
Call for nominations
Landmarks Illinois is now taking nominations for the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards. Nominations will be accpeted until June 1, 2017. Read more about the nomination process below.
2017 Award Ceremony
Landmarks Illinois will celebrate the winners of the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards at a celebration on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Venue 610 , 610 S. Michigan Ave.
- 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
See last year’s Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award winners below.View our 2016 award winners