Landmarks Illinois seeks nominations for the 2023 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Landmarks Illinois We are now accepting nominations to the 2023 Most Endangered Historic Places Award Illinois. Our longest-running advocacy program, the Most Endangered List is designed to highlight historic and culturally important sites in the state that are at risk of destruction, demolition or inappropriate development. You can nominate for the 2023 most endangered list online. Nominations are due by April 30, 2019. January 17, 2023.

Members of Courthouse Preservation Partnership stand in front of the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, a 2022 Most Endangered site. Landmarks Illinois continues to work with local advocates to fine a reuse for the courthouse.

Courthouse Preservation Partnership members pose in front of Joliet’s Will County Courthouse. It is a 2022 Most Extinct site. Landmarks Illinois works with local advocates to secure a reuse of the courthouse.

Anybody can nominate a site, even residents and officials from the city. Illinois To be added to the 2023 Most Endangered List. Nominated sites must be in dire need of preservation. They don’t have to be nationally or locally designated landmarks, but they should be appreciated by the local community and/or celebrated for their local history or culture.

The Landmarks Illinois staff will review all nominations for the 2023 Most Endangered List. Landmarks Illinois We welcome nominations for places that share the stories of communities that historically have not received the same recognition from the preservation industry. In early spring, the nominators will be notified if their chosen place has been selected. The 2023 list of Most Endangered species will be released in May 2023.

Please review our FAQs for detailed information on the annual Most Endangered list, including how sites are selected and what is required of those who nominate a site.

Landmarks Illinois’ Most Endangered Historic Places list includes sites Illinois Residents, governing bodies, media outlets and the media often pay greater attention to endangered sites, which helps boost advocacy efforts for their preservation. A site’s inclusion on the Most Endangered lists can lead to legislative efforts to aid its eventual preservation.

Landmarks Illinois It promotes the Most Endangered Properties throughout the year via its website, social media and email newsletters. These communications are seen every day by thousands. Illinois Residents and preservation partners

Landmarks Illinois staff will continue to support preservation efforts of properties that are on the Most Endangered List. This includes continuing communication and relationships and resources (including small grants) as well as connections. This has often resulted in decades-long relationships between Landmarks Illinois and local advocates. Landmarks Illinois staff can also be a link to other preservation professionals like engineers, architects, historians, and others.

Visit our website to see previous Most Endangered Lists and learn more about this program.

We are people saving places for people. Landmarks Illinois The historic preservation nonprofit organization that serves the people of is a membership-based, non-profit organization. Illinois. Through free guidance, financial resources and strategic partnerships, we inspire and empower stakeholders to save those places that matter most to them. Visit to find out more.

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Kaitlyn McAvoy
Director of Communications
Landmarks Illinois
[email protected]

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