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Preservation Chicago’s 2018 “Chicago 7” Most Endanged list released

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Jackson Park [Eric Allix Rogers/Chicago Patterns]

Jackson Park [Eric Allix Rogers/Chicago Patterns]

At noon on Wednesday, February 28, Preservation Chicago released its annual Chicago 7 list of most endangered buildings. Each year for the past 15 years, the local historic preservation advocacy organization has used this list to draw the public’s attention to threatened elements of Chicago’s built environment. Whether they face specific and urgent threats, or longer-term and more diffuse ones, failing to preserve these places would erase important parts of Chicago’s history and harm the distinctive and celebrated built environment of the city.

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Washington Park National Bank Building

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John Morris/Chicago Patterns

At 63rd and Cottage Grove


Spray Paint, Not Bullets

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John Morris/Chicago Patterns

Garfield Boulevard, near Prairie.


Romanesque Greystone in Washington Park

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This Romanesque Greystone 3-flat is at 5238 S. Michigan Avenue and was built in 1890.