Panel Discusses Challenges Of Preservation At Landmarks Illinois Award Presentation
Oct21

Panel Discusses Challenges Of Preservation At Landmarks Illinois Award Presentation

The nuts and bolts of managing and preserving a historic place were part of a fascinating discussion prior to last weekend’s Landmarks Illinois presentation of the annual Driehaus Foundation Awards. The subjects participants touched on were familiar to all preservationists—fund raising, attracting visitors, and what they might do if a big company offered an equally big check, with a slight catch. Glessner House Museum’s executive...

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Preservation Efforts Recognized At Landmarks Illinois Driehaus Awards Presentation
Oct21

Preservation Efforts Recognized At Landmarks Illinois Driehaus Awards Presentation

Rebuild Foundation took home the Project of the Year Award for its Dorchester Art + Housing project. The initiative reused the townhouses of an abandoned public housing development in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, and converted a blighted block into something far different—a cultural hub focused around an active art center, along with 32 mixed-income rental units. Dorchester representative Demecina Beehn accepted the award...

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