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Historic Preservation

EDITORIAL: Gary landmark should be preserved

EDITORIAL: Gary landmark should be preserved

The Gary Heat, Light & Water Building in Gary is architecturally and historically significant. It's also on Indiana Landmarks' list of 10 most endangered buildings.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Here's last chance to double your money

GUEST COMMENTARY: Here's last chance to double your money

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.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing gets grant to help restore Ford Hangar

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.

September 30, 2013 1:47 pm

Hobart Historic Commission to meet Tuesday

HOBART | The Hobart Historic Preservation Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 414 Main St.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart City Council approves expansion of downtown historic district

HOBART | The Lake George Commercial Historic District has expanded its boundaries.

May 01, 2013 9:30 pm

Hobart's Lake George Commercial Historic District may expand

HOBART | The Lake George Commercial Historic District may soon be expanding, city officials said.

March 28, 2013 7:33 pm

Hobart Historic Preservation Commission to meet Jan. 15

HOBART | The Hobart Historic Preservation Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 15.

January 08, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Consider year-end gift to 'Grand Old Lady'

GUEST COMMENTARY: Consider year-end gift to 'Grand Old Lady'

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.

December 27, 2012 12:00 am
Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Woody's Barbershop has new home at town complex

CEDAR LAKE | The historic Woody’s Barbershop building has a new home.

November 22, 2012 7:15 pm
Taliesin West's Frank Lloyd Wright archives moving to New York City

Taliesin West's Frank Lloyd Wright archives moving to New York City

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.

September 20, 2012 6:45 pm

Hobart's Historic Preservation Commission meeting today

HOBART | The Hobart Historic Preservation Commission meets at 5:30 today at City Hall, 414 Main St.

August 21, 2012 12:00 am

Lansing appoints members to new Ford Hangar preservation group

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.

August 20, 2012 7:45 pm

Amendment may help save historic Illinois schools

CHICAGO | Architects and preservation advocates are praising a change to Illinois law that may help save historic schools from the wrecking ball.

August 10, 2012 7:30 pm

Lake County council to look at funding repairs at fairgrounds building

CROWN POINT | A couple of iconic Lake County Fair buildings are in line for maintenance after nearly a century of service.

July 05, 2012 9:15 pm
Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

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.

April 11, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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Hobart officials meet Jan. 31 to discuss downtown plans

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.

January 15, 2012 12:00 am
No prisoners of convention

No prisoners of convention

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.

September 25, 2011 8:15 pm

Hobart Historic Preservation Commission cancels meeting

HOBART | The city's Historic Preservation Commission meeting scheduled Tuesday has been canceled.

September 15, 2011 7:25 pm
NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

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."

August 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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