Preservation Forward

Save the date! February 29, 2024

Join us on Leap Day for our 2024 Preservation Forward event! The annual spring fundraiser will take place at The Old Post Office in Chicago to celebrate the statewide efforts of Landmarks Illinois and honor our 2024 Landmarks Illinois Influencers:

  • Lisa Yun Lee, Executive Director, National Public Housing Museum
  • Juan Moreno, Project Design Principal, President & Founder, JGMA
  • Shermann “Dilla” Thomas, Chicago Historian & Co-Founder, Chicago Mahogany Foundation
  • HIRE360, Nonprofit Influencer, Represented by Jay Rowell, Executive Director
  • Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation, Corporate Influencer, Represented by SVP & General Counsel, Jackie Holsten, & President, Peter Holsten

Tickets go on sale in January!

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Learn about last year's event!

More than 700 guests attended the 2023 Preservation Forward event on March 2, 2023, and helped raise $730,000 for Landmarks Illinois’ mission-driven work. The event featured a cocktail hour, a main program honoring the 2023 Landmarks Illinois Influencers, signature dishes from multiple food stations, networking and an after-party.

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