As president of the foundation that owns and operates our magnificent historic building on the square in Crown Point, I wish you all a wonderful holiday season and thank you for anything you might have done for us.
LANSING | Landmarks Illinois Historic Preservation Fund, which helps with historic preservation projects across the state, has provided a grant to Lansing municipal government to help restore its historic hangar structure at the Lansing Municipal Airport.
HOBART | The Hobart Historic Preservation Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 414 Main St.
HOBART | The Lake George Commercial Historic District has expanded its boundaries.
HOBART | The Lake George Commercial Historic District may soon be expanding, city officials said.
HOBART | The Hobart Historic Preservation Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 15.
In order for Crown Point to grow and prosper, the Old Lake County Courthouse on the square must grow and prosper. July 1, 2013, will see the end of the matching grant given to the Court House Foundation by the Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation.
In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.
CEDAR LAKE | The historic Woody’s Barbershop building has a new home.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Nestled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, Taliesin West, winter home of the modernist architect Frank Lloyd Wright, has housed thousands of archived sketches, models, manuscripts and personal belongings since his death in 1959.
HOBART | The Hobart Historic Preservation Commission meets at 5:30 today at City Hall, 414 Main St.
LANSING | Village officials have approved members of a foundation to oversee the restoration of the Ford Hangar at the Lansing Municipal Airport, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
CHICAGO | Architects and preservation advocates are praising a change to Illinois law that may help save historic schools from the wrecking ball.
CROWN POINT | A couple of iconic Lake County Fair buildings are in line for maintenance after nearly a century of service.
WHITING | The city already is earning high marks as the host of this year's state historical preservation conference, with another two days of lectures, workshops and tours still to come.
HOBART | City officials will hold a joint work session at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the community center, 111 E. Old Ridge Road.
CROWN POINT | The imagery of "Dante's Inferno" and the emotions reflected in the escape scene from the movie "Public Enemies" inspired Laura Mann's concept for a renovated Lake County Sheriff's House and Jail.
HOBART | The city's Historic Preservation Commission meeting scheduled Tuesday has been canceled.
Don't ask Jim Morrow why historical and architecturally significant buildings fascinate him. He'll tell you he really doesn't know why. "It is fascinating to me," said Morrow, 89, of Beverly Shores. "It is just like a kid interested in cars. Ask him why, and he can't tell you."
CROWN POINT | An 11-year labor of love paid off for a Crown Point couple when their nearly 100-year-old home became the latest in the city to be added to the National Register of Historic Places.
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