Learn about our Recent Past Survey of Suburban Cook County
Next up in our Fall Preservation Snapshots Lecture series is a presentation on our Recent Past Survey of Suburban Cook County — a 16-year surveying effort of non-residential suburban Chicago buildings from our history’s “Recent Past” (1935 to 1975).
Landmarks Illinois issues first Reinvestment Program Loan to GCI on Chicago's South Side
The loan helped finance the preservation of a Chicago South Side building that is now home to GCI’s “Artist on the 9” co-working space and gallery.
2022 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois
Learn about this year’s top threatened historic sites across the state.
Landmarks Illinois announces new WWI Monuments of Illinois Database
On Veterans Day 2021, Landmarks Illinois published its new comprehensive database containing more than 300 WWI monuments and memorials throughout the state.
Women Who Built Illinois
A new, first-of-its-kind online database calls attention to more than 100 women in architecture, real estate and design-related fields who shaped our built environment between 1879 and 1979.
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.