CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (June 6, 2023) — Landmarks Illinois is excited to announce that it has donated the iconic Ebony Test Kitchen from the former Johnson Publishing Company Building in Chicago to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) located in Washington DC. The test kitchen will be a part of the museum’s permanent collection.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (April 4, 2023) — Landmarks Illinois is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Landmarks Illinois Richard H Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (December 13, 2022) — Landmarks Illinois is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois. The annual Most Endangered list is our longest-running advocacy program that calls attention to historic and culturally-significant sites across the state that are threatened with deterioration, demolition, or inappropriate development.

MARION, ILLINOIS (April 27, 2022) — Landmarks Illinois has launched a new grant program focused on preserving historic places in Southern Illinois in partnership with Banterra Bank, the largest, locally-owned bank in the region.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (December 1, 2021) — Landmarks Illinois, a statewide historic preservation advocacy non-profit organization, is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois. Nominations are due January 10, 2022.

CHICAGO, ILLLINOIS (November 11, 2021) — In honor of Veterans Day, Landmarks Illinois has published its new online database of historic World War I monuments and memorials in Illinois.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (October 24, 2019) — Landmarks Illinois has awarded $15,000 in grant-funding to preservation projects in five Illinois communities through its Preservation Heritage Fund Grant Program. Individual grants range from $2,500 to $5,000 each and will be used toward restoring historic places in the following Illinois communities: Atlanta, Princeton, Rochelle, Rushville, and Wilmington.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 1, 2019) — Landmarks Illinois today announced its 2019 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois, naming 12 historically, architecturally, and culturally-significant sites throughout the state to its annual list of threatened properties. Bonnie McDonald, Landmarks Illinois President and CEO, led a press conference in Springfield to present the 2019 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (April 25, 2019) —

When: Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10AM

Where: Stratton Building, 401 S Spring St, Room 413, Springfield, Illinois

Who: Bonnie McDonald, Landmarks Illinois President & CEO