Preservation

Developer seeks to demolish historic building in Milwaukee Ave. Landmark District in Wicker Park

Date: 
09/20/2013
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Owner of the property at 1505 N. Milwaukee, Steve Lipe, Lipe Property Company, and his architect Brent Norsman, Norsman Architects, presented a proposal to the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) Preservation and Development (P and D) Committee to demolish the building at 1501 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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Changes at Preservation Chicago: Jonathan Fine leaves

Date: 
06/26/2013
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Jonathan Fine, head of Preservation Chicago (PC) since it began in 2001, leaves his position as Executive Director. As he said in the announcement, "Being a preservationist is hard…but it's been a great run." 

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Ukrainian Village and Wicker Park projects receive 3 Chicago Landmarks Preservation Awards

Date: 
05/03/2013
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Of the 14 projects recognized for significant contributions to the preservation of the City's historic buildings and places, one building in Ukrainian Village and two in Wicker Park received a Preservation Excellence Award. 

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Destroying historic Chicago buildings is like "killing the goose that laid the golden egg": "Chicago 7" announced

Date: 
03/18/2013
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"Destroying historic Chicago buildings is like 'killing the goose that laid the golden egg,'" said Jonathan Fine, Preservation Chicago's Executive Director, during the press conference announcing Preservation Chicago's, 11th annual "Chicago 7."* 

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Bricks tumble from historic building facade on Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park

Date: 
02/10/2013
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Bricks tumbled from above the awning of Propaganda T-Shirts, 1420 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park,

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Resurrection University's move to Wicker Park brings excitement and opportunity

Date: 
02/03/2013
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An exciting future for health career students and the community has begun for the 99-year-old Resurrection University as it moves into the more than 80-year-old St. Elizabeth Hospital building, 1431 N. Claremont Ave.

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Will Prentice Women's Hospital's "life" be saved by Landmarks Commission Feb. 7

Date: 
01/31/2013
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In yet another chapter of "Destroy Our Culture," the old Prentice Women's Hospital, designed by Chicago's famous architect Bertrand Goldberg will once again be on the Chicago Landmarks' agenda, 12:45 p.m. on Feb. 7, in the County Board Room, 5th floor, County Building, 118 N. Clark Street.

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East Village's St. Boniface Church receives another reprieve

Date: 
01/16/2013
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In an afternoon hearing, Wed., Jan. 16, St. Boniface Church, in East Village, received another reprieve.

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East Village's St. Boniface Church staved off the wrecking ball again

Date: 
12/20/2012
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With a possible developer to turn St. Boniface Church at Noble and Chestnut into a senior citizen center, it was a blow when it appeared there was going to be a demolition order signed on Wed., Dec. 19, to raze the Romanesque Revival style church.

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Chicago Landmarks Commission still has not put Prentice Women's Hospital on their agenda

Date: 
09/28/2012
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Preservationists, who have doggedly stayed on the issue of saving architect Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Hospital, were dealt another blow

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Take your best shot…you could win $2,000 and promote preservation

Date: 
12/16/2011
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Highlighting the built environment within the City of Chicago, Preservation of Chicago announces their new photo contest with a deadline of April 15, 2012.

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Le Festival de Preservation a lofty success

Date: 
09/30/2011
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Held at the six-story Hairpin Lofts building in the Logan Square Arts Center, 2800 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Sept. 23, Preservation Chicago's benefit Le Festival de Preservation was declared a success by Jonathan Fine, Preservation Chicago's Executive Director.

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Parts of old church to serve a new community

Date: 
06/29/2011
St.JohnLee Bey's story and stunning photos about the "dismembered" St. John of God Church
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Uncertainty increased about fate of Prentice Women's Hospital building which was pulled from Chicago Landmark Commission's agenda

Date: 
06/03/2011
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More uncertainty for life of Architect Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Women's Hospital building looms. Building was pulled from the Chicago Landmark Commission's June 2 agenda at the eleventh hour.

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Prentice Women's Hospital building on Chicago Landmarks Commission agenda Thurs. June 2

Date: 
05/31/2011

Designed by the late Bertrand Goldberg, the thirty-six year-old building, which has served as Women's Prentice Hospital, has been placed on the agenda for the Landmarks Commission Thurs., June 2 meeting at 12:45 p.m. in City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, Room 201-A. Commissioners will consider the building for preliminary consideration as a city landmark.

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Chicago Landmarks Commission looking for buildings worthy of Landmark designation and being urged to landmark Prentice Women's Hospital

Date: 
05/27/2011
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A Commission on Chicago Landmarks sub-committee invites the public to suggest buildings that are worthy of Landmark designation

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