Giving Tuesday is November 28
Show your support for Landmarks Illinois on this global day of giving!
INTRODUCING “THE RELEVANCY GUIDEBOOK”
Landmarks Illinois’ collective call to action and toolkit to transform the future of preservation into a more relevant, accessible and inclusive solution.
2024 Preservation Forward
Save the date: February 29, 2024
Landmarks Illinois wins national award for saving Ebony Test Kitchen
The Advocacy Award of Excellence from Docomomo US was given as part of the 2023 Modernism in America Awards.
Restoring a historic railroad depot in Murphysboro
The GM&O Railroad Depot in Murphysboro is one of two preservation projects in Southern Illinois to recently receive funding through the Landmarks Illinois Banterra Bank Preserve Southern Illinois Grant Program.
2023 Preservation Awards
Landmarks Illinois has announced the winners of the 2023 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards. See what preservation projects we will celebrate at our awards ceremony October 27 in Chicago.
Landmarks Illinois receives $1 million grant from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The substantial grant will help fund Landmarks Illinois’ Reinvestment Program Loan Fund, making it possible for us to exponentially increase our impactful lending work supporting community-led preservation projects.
Grants support preservation of historic churches on Chicago's South Side
Landmarks Illinois has awarded grant funding to churches in Bronzeville and Englewood through the Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side.
2022-2023 Annual Report
Read about our work this past year!
Ebony Test Kitchen is now a part of Smithsonian's permanent collection
Landmarks Illinois has donated the iconic former Ebony Test Kitchen from Chicago’s Johnson Publishing Company Building to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
2023 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois
Explore the top threatened historic places in the state and learn how you can help save them.
Potential reuse ideas for the Will County Courthouse
See the responses to our exploratory Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Illinois.
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.