Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation

Alderman Cappleman is committed to preserving some of our most treasured historic structures in the 46th Ward and throughout the City of Chicago. Whether you are looking to renovate or purchase an historic building or a building within an historic district or if you believe there is a building, site or neighborhood area that should be designated as a Chicago Landmark, you can use the resources listed below for assistance. Additionally, you may contact Alderman Cappleman’s office for more information.

City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development’s Historic Preservation Division works with property owners, city departments, sister agencies, and the general public to promote the preservation of Chicago’s historic resources. The division researches and prepares landmark designation reports and reviews permit applications for work on proposed and designated landmarks. It also administers the Demolition-Delay Ordinance, maintains the Chicago Historic Resources Survey, and promotes the preservation of historic buildings through incentives, preservation planning, public outreach, and technical assistance. The division staffs the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, which is responsible for recommending potential landmark designations to the City Council.

312.744.3200 | landmarks@cityofchicago.org

 

Landmarks Illinois’s mission is to preserve, protect and promote architectural and historic resources in Illinois through advocacy and education. They have a number of resources, including information about financial incentives to protect historic structures.

30 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2020, ChicagoIL60602-3402 | Tel: 312-922-1742

46th Ward City of Chicago Landmark Districts:

Alta Vista Terrace District

A one-block-long street (1050W), between
Grace (3800N) and Byron (3900N); 1900-1904; J.C. Brompton.
(September 15, 1971)

Dover Street District

Predominantly 4500-, 4600- and 4700-blocks of
North Dover St.; and four properties located at 4742-4754 North
Beacon St.; 1893-1927; various architects and builders. (December
12, 2007)

Hutchinson Street District

Two blocks of Hutchinson (4200N),
between Marine (600E) and Hazel (900W). 1894-1918. (August 31,
1977)

Uptown Square District

Centered on Broadway and Lawrence Avenue,
the district spans between Wilson to Gunnison avenues from
Magnolia to Av. to Sheridan Rd.; 1901-1940; various architects.
(October 6, 2016)

46th Ward, City of Chicago Landmarks

Cairo Supper Club

4015-4017 N. Sheridan Rd.; 1920; Paul Gerhardt,
Sr. (October 8, 2014)

Getty Tomb

Graceland Cemetery, Clark St. and Irving Park Rd.; 1890;
Louis H. Sullivan. (March 10, 1971)

Immaculata High School And Convent Buildings

640 W. Irving Park
Rd. and 4030 N. Marine Drive. High School: 1922; Convent:
14
1954-1955; Addition: 1955-1956; all by Barry Byrne. (July 27,
1983)

Mutual Insurance Building

4750 N. Sheridan Rd.; Original four-story
building: 1921; Fugard and Knapp. Four-story addition: 1926-
1927; B. Leo Steif and Company. (March 13, 2013)

Sheridan Trust and Savings Bank Building

4753 N.
Broadway; 1924; Marshall & Fox. Four-story addition: 1928;
Huszagh & Hill. (October 8, 2008)

(Graeme) Stewart Public School

4525 N. Kenmore Av.; 1906-1907,
Dwight H. Perkins; Addition: 1940; John C. Christensen, both
serving as Architect for the Board of Education. (September 1,
2016)

Uptown Theater

4816 N. Broadway; 1925; Rapp & Rapp. (October 2,
1991)

Other Designated Landmarks:

Buena Park

Buena Park National Register District, Chicago

Sheridan Park

Sheridan Park National Register District, Chicago Sheridan Park National District – Photos