Two new grants support projects on Chicago's South Side
Learn about the latest recipients of the Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side: LYTE Collective and the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corp.
Six Illinois preservation efforts receive grant funding
We awarded $17,000 in matching grants to support historic preservation efforts in Chicago, Jacksonville, Lockport, St. Charles, Pike County and Wood Dale.
Read the latest edition of The Arch newsletter!
Our May edition of our quarterly print newsletter can now be read online. Learn about our 2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois and other advocacy efforts around the state.
2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois
Landmarks Illinois announced this year’s list of the top threatened historic and culturally significant places in Illinois at a virtual presentation on May 5. Explore the endangered sites and see how you can help preserve them.
Meet the 'Landmarks Illinois' Influencers
Learn about the 20 leaders Landmarks Illinois honored at our 50th Anniversary Celebration, 50Forward.
50 Years of 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.
2021 marks Landmarks Illinois’ 50th Anniversary!
Our anniversary is a time to reflect on our past and also boldy plan for the future of preservation in Illinois. Learn how we are marking this major milestone in our organization’s history, here.