Spring Appeal

Landmarks Illinois has the know-how, access to strategic partnerships and financial resources people need to save threatened, historic places in our state. But we can’t do this work without your support. Please give the most generous Spring Appeal gift you can today.

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When you join our convenient monthly giving program, you’ll become a Sustaining Partner in the effort to save Illinois’ historic places. Set up your automatic, recurring monthly contribution of a set amount each month. Monthly giving levels include $5, $10, $15, $25 and $30 a month. Or set your own level! We’ll automatically bill your credit or bank card every month and send a statement each January summarizing your gifts for the past calendar year. Then, feel great every time you receive “The Arch” newsletter that you’ve done your part to ensure a bright future for our unique and irreplaceable heritage – plus, helping us support preservationists statewide.

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Support Landmarks Illinois by proudly wearing our throwback t-shirt featuring our first logo, a streamlined version of the Chicago Stock Exchange Arch. The Landmarks Preservation Council was founded in 1971 to save the 1893 Chicago Stock Exchange designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan. Read more about member Vicki Granacki creating the 1973 logo on our blog here.

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Gifts of Stock

Landmarks Illinois offers a simple process for gifting stock through Wintrust. Donors can receive, in the form of a tax-deduction, the full fair market value of the stock at the time the gift is made.

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Planned Giving

You can help Landmarks Illinois endure as an important resource for people saving places for people by including us in your will or estate plans. Bequests or trust provisions enable you to make significant gifts without making financial sacrifices during your lifetime. To make a charitable provision for Landmarks Illinois, you and your attorney may use the language below in your will or trust: “I want to join others who support Landmarks Illinois by designating $______ or _____% of my estate to Landmarks Illinois, Chicago, IL.”

If you choose to disclose a planned gift with us, you will become a member of the Landmarks Illinois Legacy Society and receive special invitations to private tours and events throughout the year.

Legal Name: Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois (doing business as Landmarks Illinois)

30 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2020, Chicago, IL 60602
Tax ID #: 36-2879987

Contact Name: Marija Rich, Membership Manager (312) 922-1742 Ext. 226,


Not sure how to begin your estate planning? Need information about naming Landmarks Illinois as a beneficiary? The following resources may be helpful.

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Be a voice for the future of our communities by supporting Landmarks Illinois. Our work enhances communities, empowers citizens, promotes local economic development and offers environmentally sound solutions.

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