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

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Landmarks Illinois Accepting nominations for the 2023 Most Endangered Historic Places award Illinois. The most popular advocacy program in the state, the Most Endangered is an annual list that highlights historic and culturally significant sites that are under threat from deterioration or demolition. You can nominate for the 2023 most endangered list online. Nominations are due by April 30, 2019. January 17, 2023.

Courthouse Preservation Partnership members stand in front the Will County Courthouse, Joliet. This is a 2022 Most Endangered Site. Landmarks Illinois continues its collaboration with local advocates in order to obtain a permit for the courthouse to be reused.

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 do not have to be designated as landmarks locally or nationally, but they should still be treasured by the community and/or be a celebration of local history or culture.

The Landmarks Illinois staff will review all nominations for the 2023 Most Endangered List. Landmarks Illinois Nominations for places that are able to tell the stories and histories of communities that have not been given equal attention by the preservation community are especially welcome. 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.

BENEFITS OF THE “MOST ENDANGERED” DESIGNATION
Landmarks Illinois’ Most Endangered Historic Places has included sites Illinois Residents, governing bodies, media outlets and the media often pay greater attention to endangered sites, which helps boost advocacy efforts for its preservation. Legislative efforts can be made to help a site’s preservation by being included on the Most Endangered List.

Landmarks Illinois The website, social media, and printed newsletters promote the Most Endangered property throughout the year. These communications are seen daily 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. Many cases have resulted in long-lasting relationships between Landmarks Illinois staff and local advocates. Landmarks Illinois staff can be a link for pro bono preservation services from other professionals like historians, engineers, architects, and so on.

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

LANDMARKS ILLINOIS
We are People Saving Places For People. Landmarks Illinois This is a non-profit membership-based organization for historic preservation serving the people and communities of Illinois. By providing guidance, financial and practical resources as well as access to strategic partnerships, we empower and inspire stakeholders to save the places that are important to them. Visit www.Landmarks.org for more information.

Media Contact
Kaitlyn McAvoy
Director of Communications
Landmarks Illinois
312-922-1742
[email protected]

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