Landmarks Illinois Surveys & Databases

Landmarks Illinois WWI Monuments of Illinois Database

The Landmarks Illinois WWI Monuments of Illinois Database contains detailed information on World War I monuments and memorials throughout the state. At the time of publishing the database in November 2021, the database contained more than 300 WWI monuments, such as doughboy statues, plaques, sculptures and public spaces dedicated to honoring those who served in the Great War.

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Women Who Built Illinois Database

Women Who Built Illinois is a first-of-its-kind database that includes information on more than 100 female architects, engineers, developers, designers, builders, landscape architects and interior designers and clients and their projects between 1879 and 1979. The database is the result of an in-depth survey of women in architecture & design-related fields that Landmarks Illinois launched in 2020.

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Recent Past Survey of Suburban Cook County is a more than decade-long partnership project between Landmarks Illinois and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. It contains information on more than 4,000 architecturally significant non-residential suburban Chicago buildings dating from 1935 to 1975—a period commonly referred to as the “recent past.”

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A variety of impact, reuse and other preservation-related studies published by Landmarks Illinois and other organizations.

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