Join us March 25 for a virtual 50th anniversary celebration honoring five decades of saving places in Illinois & the people who helped us along the way!
Skyline Council Virtual Trivia Night: January 26
Skyline Council will host its highly popular Trivia Night event virtually this year, with teams of six competing over Zoom.
Landmarks Illinois 2020 Year in Review
We are taking a look back at our biggest preservation projects, programs, events and news from 2020! Read how we helped people save places in Illinois during this difficult year.
Nominate a property to our 2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois
Do you have a historic or culturally significant site in your community that is threatened with deterioration, demolition or inappropriate development? Nominate it to our Most Endangered list! Deadline: January 22, 2021.
Explore the Recent Past Survey of Suburban Cook County
We’ve revamped our online database of more than 4,100 unique, modernist structures in suburban Cook County built during our “Recent Past” between 1935 and 1975.
Honoring Muddy Waters' Chicago legacy
With the help from a grant from Landmarks Illinois, Muddy Waters’ great-granddaughter is transforming the blues music icon’s former Chicago home into a museum and cultural center.
People Saving Places For People
Founded in 1971, Landmarks Illinois is the state’s leading voice for historic preservation. As a membership-based nonprofit organization, we promote preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse of buildings and sites of many types in order to leverage our past to create a better future. We know that blending old and new makes communities resilient and interesting places to live, work and play. We are People Saving Places for People. Learn more.
To preserve, protect and promote architectural and historic resources in Illinois through advocacy and education. Read about our mission-driven work.
WHY DO PEOPLE SUPPORT LANDMARKS ILLINOIS?
“Landmarks Illinois is an important private-sector ally for those of us involved in local preservation efforts.” – Norm Moline, Rock Island. See why other Illinois residents joined Landmarks Illinois.