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Join Preservation Chicago as they reveal Chicago’s 7 Most Endangered list for 2023. For 20 years, this list of imminently threatened historic buildings and community assets is used to mobilize the support necessary to save these sites from demolition.

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Ward Miller, the Executive Director of Preservation Chicago, will announce the 2023 Chicago 7 Most Endangered and share the history, threat and recommendations for each selection.

Despite seemingly impossible odds, the public interest and attention generated by Preservation Chicago’s Chicago 7 Most Endangered list, coupled with dedicated advocacy has resulted in a remarkable number of preservation victories over the years.

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Chicago 7 Most Endangered program, a brief retrospective will highlight notable wins and losses.

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Presenter: Ward Miller

Ward Miller

Ward Miller is the executive director of Preservation Chicago, a position he has held since 2013. For more than 30 years, Miller has advocated for the preservation of Chicago’s historic buildings. He spent two decades on the issues committee for Landmarks Illinois and served as vice president of Logan Square Preservation for 15 years. He also helped the City Club of Chicago in its efforts to save the Chicago Theatre, the Page Brothers Building and several buildings on Block 37. Prior to his current role, Miller worked on many other restoration projects including Holy Family Church, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Heller House and the grand staircase at the Art Institute of Chicago.