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||Endangered building list released
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Preservation Chicago has released its 2019 Chicago 7 Most Endangered buildings list, covering some of the most vulnerable sites.
"This year's threats were so extensive, we had to add a +2," said Preservation Chicago Executive Director Ward Miller.
The buildings include Jackson Park, South Shore Cultural Center and Midway Plaisance; Laramie State Bank; Seven Continents/Rotunda Building at O'Hare Airport; The Loretto Academy; The Crawford Power Station; The Second Church of Christ Scientist Building; The Hammer/Palmer Mansion; The James R. Thompson Center/State of Illinois; and Roman Catholic churches throughout Chicago.
Preservation Chicago, a non-profit organization founded in 2001, works with local residents, business owners and stakeholders to protect and revitalize Chicago's irreplaceable architecture, neighborhoods and urban spaces.
See preservationchicago.org/ .
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