Lincoln Park Church Wants to Add Mid-Rise Residential Building
Oct26

Lincoln Park Church Wants to Add Mid-Rise Residential Building

In Chicago, church-to-residence conversions are as common as Mexican restaurants on Check, Please!.  It’s getting so that you can’t swing a censer without knocking out a stained glass living room feature window. The latest conjunction of church and sleep is proposed at the Second Church of Christ, Scientist in Chicago’s Park West neighborhood.    October 2020 drawing of the Second Church of Christ, Scientist residential building...

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Illinois’ Most Endangered Buildings: 2018 Edition
Apr25

Illinois’ Most Endangered Buildings: 2018 Edition

Architecture and history advocacy group Landmarks Illinois is out with its annual list of the most endangered buildings and places in Illinois. The group has been putting out the lists for a while now and seems to be earning a bigger and bigger voice in the public discourse about what gets praised and what gets razed in the land of Lincoln. In honor of Illinois’ bicentennial, this year’s list includes several items that...

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