Preservation Forward

2023 Preservation Forward

Landmarks Illinois held its annual spring fundraising event, Preservation Forward, on March 2, 2023, at the Old Post Office in Chicago. The event celebrated the statewide efforts of Landmarks Illinois and honored our 2023 Landmarks Illinois Influencers: Amy Mills, Paola Aguirre-Serrano, Amanda Williams, Calvin L. Holmes and Related Midwest, represented by Sarah Wick. Learn more about the 2023 Influencers here.

More than 700 guests attended the event 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.

See photos from the event below!

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Learn about our 2022 Preservation Forward event

Landmarks Illinois held its first Preservation Forward in March 2022. The reimagined spring fundraiser honored our seven, 2022 Landmarks Illinois Influencers. Learn more about the event below.


COVID-19 vaccinations are encouraged, but not required to attend Landmarks Illinois events. Masks are also welcomed for those who wish to wear them. We ask guest who do not feel well or are showing symptoms of being ill to not attend our events. Landmarks Illinois will continue to monitor CDC guidance and follow local and state mandates relating to COVID-19 and inform our guests of any changes in our policies.

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