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landmarks illinois easement properties for sale

The following real estate listings are properties that Landmarks Illinois holds a preservation easement on. A preservation easement is a legal agreement between a property owner, who maintains the property according to federal guidelines, and a qualified organization, which approves changes to the property and enforces the terms of the easement. An easement protects a historic site in perpetuity. Learn more about preservation easements here. These real estate listings have been submitted to Landmarks Illinois. Landmarks Illinois disclaims any responsibility for statements made by the sellers.

734 W. Hutchinson St.

Chicago, Illinois

Located in the Hutchinson Street Historic District, this Spanish Mission-style home was built in 1913 for Edward L. Thornton, Vice President of the John E. Burns Lumber Company, and designed by architect Leon F. Urbain with elements of Prairie and Craftsman influences. The façade is so important that in 2002, a façade easement agreement was granted by Landmarks Illinois to ensure the home will retain its character for generations to come.

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imperiled historic buildings for sale

The following listings include imperiled historic buildings for sale. Some have been included on the Landmarks Illinois Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois list. These real estate listings have been submitted to Landmarks Illinois. Landmarks Illinois disclaims any responsibility for statements made by the sellers.

Eugene S. Pike House

1826 W. 91st St., Chicago

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is seeking Requests for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for the reuse of the historic Eugene S. Pike House on 91st Street in Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood. RFEIs are due September 16. The historic structure sits at the southern edge of Dan Ryan Woods and is part of the National Register-listed Ridge Historic District. Landmarks Illinois included the house on its 2022 Most Endangered list. Those interested in preserving and reusing the property, also known as the “Former Watchman House,” can visit the link below to access the forest preserve’s website where the RFEI is listed under “Current Bid Opportunities.” Interested parties are instructed to register on the site and download the RFEI. Responses are due September 16.

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Maywood Home for Soldiers’ Widows

224 N. First Ave., Maywood

The Village of Maywood is seeking a developer/buyer to rehabilitate and reuse this historic 1924 Georgian Revival-style structure on a prime corner for redevelopment. Originally designed for Civil War soldiers’ widows and vacant since 2003, this building was included on Landmarks Illinois’ 2012 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois list. Landmarks Illinois recently completed a reuse study for the building that recommends its redevelopment with adjacent village-owned vacant land. Contact the Maywood Planning Department for more info. You can also read Landmarks Illinois’ reuse study for the home below.

Reuse Study

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