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Commission on Chicago Landmarks

Why the preservationists got it all wrong at the former IBM Building

Landmarks panel to hotel: Don't mess with Mies

Landmarks Commission approves tax break for Wrigley renovations

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks on Thursday unanimously approved a tax break to help the owners of Wrigley Field pay for renovations to the iconic ballpark.

Landmarks commission endorses Jumbotron, outfield ad signage for Wrigley

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks unanimously approved on Thursday the Chicago Cubs’ plan for a large video screen and advertising sign that would stand above Wrigley Field’s outfield. The endorsement is a major victory for the Cubs’ owners, the Ricketts family, who plan to use revenue from the signs to help finance their planned $300 million renovation of the ballpark.

Extra-inning Wrigley compromise: 2 signs shrink, fireworks snuffed

Wrigley scoreboard clock, outfield walls could get ads

Pritzker parking garage: Alderman OKs proposal, despite opposition

Landmarks Commission schedules special meeting next week to consider Wrigley signage

Lakeview senior affordable housing project moves forward

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks approved on Thursday landmark status for the former 42nd precinct town hall police station at 3600 N. Halsted St. in the Lakeview neighborhood. Landmark status for the erstwhile police station is the final step necessary to authorize construction a $26 million, 79-unit senior affordable housing building on the site.

Portage Theater inches toward landmark status

The quest for landmark status for one of the city’s oldest movie houses, Portage Theater, took a step forward Tuesday when the City Council’s Committee on Zoning, Landmarks, and Building Standards approved the designation, sending it to the full Council for review.