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Upcoming Events: March 2018
2018 Legendary Landmarks Celebration 
Next week, Landmarks Illinois hosts its biggest event of the year! The 2018 Legendary Landmarks Celebration will be an inspiring evening of  festivities, networking and tributes to our city's Legendary Landmarks!
The 2018 Legendary Landmarks Honorees are:

  • Daniel LevinFounder and Chairman of The Habitat Company
  • Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President
  • Berglund Construction, Corporate Landmark, with honor being accepted by third-generation owner Fred Berglund


Where:  Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. 

When: 5:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception,  7:00 p.m. - Award Program & Dinner,  8:45 p.m. - Dessert Reception

(Photo credit: South Side Community Art Center)
Preservation Snapshots Lecture:
"South Side Community Art Center: Past, Present and Future"

Landmarks Illinois kicks off its Spring Preservation Snapshots Lecture series with a discussion on the South Side Community Art Center, which has been  an important incubator for the development, endorsement and support of the work of Chicago's African American artists since it opened in 1940. 

Maséqua Myers, SSCAC Executive Director, will discuss the past, present and future of the South Side Community Art Center - its historic building and its human story.

Where: The Auditorium Building, Roosevelt University's Congress Lounge, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor, Chicago

When: March 15, 2018, 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. 

Admission is free 

(Photo courtesy of Jean Follett)
Additional Preservation Snapshots Lectures 

Thursday, April 19
FLWright: Protection & Preservation

Thursday, May 3
Sheldon Peck: Bringing the Underground Railroad Home 

Thursday, May 17
2018 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois

MAY 15

Grant applications for the following Landmarks Illinois grant programs are due Tuesday, May 15, 2018:

Learn more about Landmarks Illinois' Grant Programs, eligible projects and download nomination forms at our website below. 
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