Honoring a civil rights activist
On Martin Luther King Day, Landmarks Illinois celebrated the restoration of the former Bronzeville home of civil rights activist Oscar Stanton De Priest. The project included much-needed roof and masonry repairs at the National Historic Landmark.
Seven preservation projects in Illinois receive grant funding
Landmarks Illinois has awarded a total of $16,000 to seven preservation projects throughout the state through its Landmarks Preservation Heritage Fund and the Barbara C. and Thomas E. Donnelley II Preservation Fund grant programs.
Skyline Council hosts another fun trivia night!
LI’s young & emerging professionals committee held its highly popular Trivia Night events January 28 & 29 at Revolution Brewing in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood!. See what teams took home the trophies this year!
2020 Legendary Landmarks Celebration March 5!
Landmarks Illinois celebrates the 15th anniversary of the annual Legendary Landmarks Celebration. Every year, we honor our cultural and civic leaders at an evening event featuring dinner, drinks, networking and fitting tributes to our honorees.
Naperville preservation advocates create new nonprofit
Dedicated residents in Naperville joined together to create a new group dedicated to saving historic places in their community.
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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.
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