2020 LANDMARKS ILLINOIS RICHARD H. DRIEHAUS FOUNDATION PRESERVATION AWARDS
Landmarks Illinois will celebrate the recipients of the 2020 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards at a virtual ceremony on October 21. Learn about this year’s winners and join us as we honor those who saved places in Illinois!
Call for nominations: Landmarks Illinois InfluencersTo celebrate our 50th Anniversary, we’re dedicating our annual spring fundraiser in 2021 to the people who have made a major impact on Landmarks Illinois. We are asking you to nominate a Landmarks Illinois influencer for recognition. Deadline October 16.
Landmarks Illinois Grant will support preservation of Muddy Waters' former Chicago home
Landmarks Illinois has awarded the first grant through its new Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side to the Muddy Waters Original Jam Out (MOJO) Museum, a nonprofit working to preserve blues legend Muddy Waters’ former home in North Kenwood and convert it into a museum and cultural center.
The Arch newsletter
Read the latest issue of Landmarks Illinois’ quarterly print publication, The Arch. The August 2020 newsletter features an in-depth look at the 20-year effort to save Old Cook County Hospital, which after undergoing a $140 million rehabilitation, recently reopened as a multi-use development that includes a Hyatt hotel.
Landmarks Illinois Solidarity Statement
The past week’s protests demand that our work be dedicated to breaking down systems of racism and injustice and ensuring equity in our approach. Read Landmarks Illinois statement from our Board Chair and President & CEO regarding the death of George Floyd and the ongoing protests.
Landmarks Illinois awards $26,000 in COVID-19 relief funding
Landmarks Illinois has announced the recipients of its one-time special grant fund, the Landmarks Illinois COVID-19 Organization Relief Grant Program, aimed to help partner organizations impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
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.