Campaign Update as of June 25, 2022 Our proposal was submitted to the Chicago Park District on November 4, 2021 and is currently awaiting consideration by the Park District Board of Commissioners.  Their next meeting is scheduled for August 10, 2022 at 11:30 p.m. The proposal continues to generate media interest. On June 25, 2022, […]

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We’re happy to be a Community Partner for the Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago. This free annual architecture fest offers behind-the-scenes, in-person site visits on October 16-17 to fascinating places all over Chicago and some suburbs, plus self-guided architecture trails, virtual programming and more all through October. Plan to take in the sites and […]

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2021 Virtual House Walk: From the Great Chicago Fire to the 21st Century Once again, the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to hold our 35th Annual House Walk as a virtual tour conducted over Zoom. Each hour-long episode presents the story of one home in our neighborhood, based on research requested by the homeowner through our […]

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President Ken Walchak welcomes the clock into the RPWRHS collection. Many thanks to donor Jeanne E. Heinen, who recently gave us a treasured keepsake that is truly part of our neighborhood’s history. The Sessions Oak-Cased Drop Octagon (Schoolhouse) Clock  once hung in the classroom of Jeanne’s dear friend, Dorothy Heitman (1900 – 2000), who taught […]

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