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Featured List Strategy[edit]

  1. List all Landmarks from the Landmarks list in our table.
  2. Add references to each one linking to its individual page.
  3. Add NRHP and NHL dates and citations where applicable.
  4. Beef up intro.
  5. Add a few pix.
  6. For any redlinks create very brief stub to make list look good as a WP:FLC.
  7. List all new stub creations WikiProject_Chicago page at new pages and stubs in need of work. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by TonyTheTiger (talkcontribs) 00:23, 11 April 2007 (UTC).

List of Registered Historic Places in Chicago[edit]

Here's a result of a query of properties on the National Register in Chicago, along with the dates they were listed:

resname address multname certdate
7th District Police Station 943--949 W. Maxwell St. 19960502
Abbott, Robert S., House 4742 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. 19761208
Adler Planetarium 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 19870227
Alta Vista Terrace Historic District Block bounded by W. Byron, W. Grace, N. Kenmore, and N. Seminary Sts. 19720316
Anderson--Carlson Building 2044-48 W. Farwell Ave. 20051115
Aquitania, The 5000 Marine Dr. 20020301
Armour Square Bounded by W 33rd St., W 34th Place, S. Wells Ave. and S. Shields Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 20030819
Auditorium Building, Roosevelt University 430 Michigan Ave. and Congress St. 19700417
Austin Historic District Roughly bounded by W. Ohio St., N. Waller, Parkside, W. West End & N. Mayfield Aves. & W. Corcoran Pl. 19850808
Austin Town Hall Park Historic District Roughly bounded by West Lake St., N. Central Ave., N. Parkside Ave., and West Race Ave. 20061115
Automatic Electric Company Building 1001 W. Van Buren 20021120
AVR 661 Calumet Harbor 19801119
Bach, Emil, House 7415 N. Sheridan Rd. 19790123
Balaban & Katz Uptown Theatre 4814--4816 N. Broadway 19861120
Balaban and Katz Chicago Theatre 175 N. State St. 19790606
Belden Stratford Hotel 2300 N. Lincoln Park West 19920511
Belmont-Sheffield Trust and Savings Bank Building 1001 W. Belmont Ave. and 3146 N. Sheffield Ave. 19840301
Belmonte Flats 4257-4259 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., and 400-412 E. 43rd St. 19980205
Best Brewing Company of Chicago Building 1315--1317 W. Fletcher 19870730
Biograph Theater Building 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. 19840517
Blackstone Hotel 80 E. Balbo Dr. 19860508
Bohemian National Cemetery Roughly bounded by Foster Ave., Pulaski Rd., Bryn Mawr Ave., and the approx. line of Central Park Ave. 20060511
Boyce Building 500--510 N. Dearborn St. 19960229
Bryn Mawr Avenue Historic District Bryn Mawr Ave. from Sheridan Rd. to Broadway 19950420
Buckingham Building 59-67 E. Van Buren St. 20000810
Buena Park Historic District Roughly bounded by Graceland Cemetery, Marine Drive, Irving Park Road, & Montrose Ave. 19840713
Building at 14--16 Pearson Street 14--16 Pearson Street 19800508
Building at 257 East Delaware 257 E. Delaware 19870626
Building at 5510 North Sheridan 5510 N. Sheridan Rd. 20010808
Building at 900 West Lake Street 900 W. Lake St. 19990212
Buildings at 860--880 Lake Shore Drive 860--880 Lake Shore Drive 19800828
Burlingham Building 104 W. Oak St. 19850214
Calumet Park 9801 South Avenue G Chicago Park District MPS 20030821
Calumet Plant, R. R. Donnelly & Sons Company 350 E. 22nd St. 19830217
Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company 1 S. State St. 19700417
Central Park Theater 3531-39 W. Roosevelt Rd. 20050810
Chapin and Gore Building 63 E. Adams St. 19790627
Charnley, James, House 1365 N. Astor St. 19700417
Chicago and North Western Railroad Depot 6088 North Northwest Hwy. 20010209
Chicago and North Western Railway Power House 211 N. Clinton St. 20041210
Chicago Avenue Water Tower and Pumping Station Both sides of N. Michigan Ave. between E. Chicago and E. Pearson Sts. 19750423
Chicago Beach Hotel 5100--5110 S. Cornell Ave. Hyde Park Apartment Hotels TR 19860514
Chicago Bee Building 3647--3655 S. State Ave. Black Metropolis TR 19860430
Chicago Board of Trade Building 141 W. Jackson Blvd. 19780616
Chicago Club 81 East Van Buren St. 20050228
Chicago Harbor Lighthouse N Breakwater U.S. Coast Guard Lighthouses and Light Stations on the Great Lakes TR 19840719
Chicago Public Library, Central Building 78 E. Washington St. 19720731
Chicago Savings Bank Building 7 W. Madison St. 19750905
Chicago Telephone Company Kedzie Exchange 17 S. Homan Ave. 20010530
Chicago Varnish Company Building 33 W. Kinzie St. 20010614
Church of the Epiphany 201 S. Ashland Ave. 19980205
Clarke, Henry B., House 1827 South Indiana Ave. 19710506
Coca Cola Company Building 1322--1336 S. Wabash Ave. 19910222
Columbus Park 500 S. Central Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 19910520
Columbus Park Bounded by W. Adams Street, S. Central Avenue, Eisenhower Expressway, and S. Austin Boulevard 20030731
Compton, Arthur H., House 5637 Woodlawn Ave. 19760511
Conway Building 111 W. Washington St. 19840209
Cook County Criminal Court Building 54 W. Hubbard St. 19841113
Cook County Hospital Administration Building 1835 W. Harrison St. 20061108
Cornell Square 1809 W 50th St. Chicago Park District MPS 20050811
Crane Company Building 836 S Michigan Ave. 20020128
Davis Square Roughlu bounded by W. 44th St., W, 45th St., S. Marshfield Ave. and S. Hemitage Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 20030818
Dawson Brothers Plant 517-519 N. Halsted St. 19850214
De Priest, Oscar Stanton, House 4536--4538 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. 19750515
Dearborn Station 47 W. Polk St. 19760326
Delaware Building 36 W. Randolph St. 19740718
Dewes, Francis J., House 503 W. Wrightwood Ave. 19730814
Douglas Tomb State Memorial 636 E. State St. 19760528
Drake Hotel 140 E. Walton St. 19800508
Du Sable, Jean Baptiste Point, Homesite 401 N. Michigan Ave. 19760511
East Park Towers 5236--5252 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Hyde Park Apartment Hotels TR 19860514
East Ravenswood Historic District Roughly bounded by Lawrence Ave., Clark St., Irving Park Rd. and Ravenswood St. 19910903
Edgewater Beach Apartments 5555 N. Sheridan Rd. 19940816
Eighth Regiment Armory 3533 S. Giles Ave. Black Metropolis TR 19860430
Emmel Building 1357 N. Wells St. 19841113
Eugene Field Park 5100 N. Ridgeway Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 20060808
Fairbanks, Morse and Company Building 900 S. Wabash Ave. 19881116
Field Museum of Natural History E. Roosevelt Rd. at S. Lake Shore Dr. 19750905
Field, Marshall, Garden Apartments 1336--1452 Sedgwick St., 1337--1453 Hudson Ave., 400--424 Evergreen St. and 401--425 Blackhawk St. 19911217
First Congregational Church of Austin 5701 W. Midway Pl. 19771117
First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction, Site of S. Ellis Ave. between E. 56th and 57th Sts. 19661015
Fisher Building 343 S. Dearborn St. 19760316
Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments 5500--5520 S. Shore Dr. Hyde Park Apartment Hotels TR 19860514
Foley, Jennie, Building 626--628 S. Racine Ave. 19850619
Fort Dearborn Hotel 401 S. LaSalle St. 19821112
Four Nineteen Building 419 E. 83rd St. 19990812
Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago 126 E. Chestnut St. 19750905
Fuller Park 331 W. 45th St. Chicago Park District MPS 20021120
Gage Group--Ascher, Keith, and Gage Buildings 18--30 S. Michigan Ave. 19851114
Garden Homes Historic District Roughly bounded by S. Wabash Ave., E. 87th St., S. Indiana Ave. and E. 89ths 20050228
Garfield Park 100 N. Central Park Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 19930831
Gauler, John, Houses 5917--5921 N. Magnolia Ave. 19770617
Germania Club 108 W. Germania Pl. 19761022
Getty Tomb Graceland Cemetery, N. Clark St. and W. Irving Park Rd. 19740215
Glessner, John J., House 1800 S. Prairie Ave. 19700417
Gold Coast Historic District Roughly bounded by North Ave., Lake Shore Dr., Clark and Oak Sts. 19780130
Goldblatt Bros. Department Store 4700 S. Ashland Ave. 20061115
Graceland Cemetery 4001 N. Clark St. 20010118
Grand Crossing Park 7655 S. Ingleside Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 20060808
Grant Park Roughly, from the Chicago R. to E. McFetridge Dr. at Lake Michigan Chicago Park District MPS 19930721
Griffiths, John W., Mansion 3806 S. Michigan Ave. 19820305
Groesbeck, Abraham, House 1304 W. Washington Blvd. 19930204
Guyon Hotel 4000 W. Washington Blvd. 19850509
Halsted, Ann, House 440 Belden St. 19730817
Hamilton Park 513 W. 72nd St. Chicago Park District MPS 19950420
Hanson, Anton, E., House 7610 S. Ridgeland Ave. 20060209
Heller, Isadore H., House 5132 S. Woodland Ave. 19720316
Hermitage Apartments 4606 N. Hermitage Ave. 19850214
Hitchcock, Charles, Hall 1009 E. 57th St. 19741230
Holy Name Cathedral 735 N. State St. 20000525
Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral and Rectory 1117--1127 N. Leavitt 19760316
Hotel Del Prado 5307 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Hyde Park Apartment Hotels TR 19860514
Hotel St. Benedict Flats 40, 42, 50 E. Chicago Ave., 801 N. Wabash Ave. 19950901
Hotel Windermere East 1642 E. 56th St. Hyde Park Apartment Hotels TR (AD) 19821019
Hull House 800 S. Halsted St. 19661015
Humboldt Park Roughly bounded by N. Sacramento and Augusta Blvds., and N. Kedzie, North and N. California Aves. and W. Division St. Chicago Park District MPS 19920220
Hyde Park-Kenwood Historic District Roughly bounded by 47th and 59th Sts., Cottage Groves and Lake Park Aves. 19790214
Hyde Park-Kenwood Historic District (Boundary Increase II) 825--833 and 837--849 E. Fifty-second St. 19860516
Hyde Park-Kenwood Historic District (Boundary Increase) 821-829 and 816-826 E. 49th St. 19840816
Illinois Institute of Technology Academic Campus Roughly bounded by 31st St., State St., 325th St. and the Dan Ryan Expressway 20050812
Immaculata High School 600 W. Irving Park Rd. 19770830
Indian Boundary Park 2500 W. Lunt Chicago Park District MPS 19950420
Jackson Park Historic Landscape District and Midway Plaisance Jackson and Washington Parks and Midway Plaisance roadway 19721215
Jefferson Park 4822 N. Long Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 20060808
Jeffery--Cyril Historic District 7146--7148, 7128--7138 Cyril Ave., 7144--7148, 7147 and 7130 S. Jeffrey Blvd., and 1966--1974 E. Seventy-first Pl. 19860505
Jewelers' Building 15-19 S. Wabash Ave. 19740807
Jewish People's Institute 3500 W. Douglas Blvd. 19781115
Kehilath Anshe Ma'ariv Synagogue 3301 S. Indiana Ave. 19730426
Kent, Sydney, House 2944 S. Michigan Ave. 19771117
Kenwood Evangelical Church 4600--4608 S. Greenwood Ave. 19910516
Kimball, William W., House 1801 S. Prairie Ave. 19711209
King, Patrick J., House 3234 W. Washington Blvd. 19830210
Krause Music Store 4611 N. Lincoln Ave. 20060531
Lake-Side Terrace Apartments 7425-7427 S. Shore Dr. 19841113
Lakeside Press Building 731 S. Plymouth Ct. 19760623
Lakeview Historic District Roughly bounded by Wrightwood, Lakeview, Sheridan, Belmont, Halsted, Wellington, Racine, and George Sts. 19770915
Lakeview Historic District (Boundary Increase) 701, 705, 711, 715--717, 721, 733--735, 737, and 739 Belmont Ave., 3162 and 3164 N. Orchard, and 3171 Halsted Sts. 19860516
Lakewood Balmoral Historic District Bounded by Magnolia, Wayne, Foster, and Bryn Mawr Aves. 19990212
Lathrop, Bryan, House 120 E. Bellevue Pl. 19740215
Legler, Henry E., Regional Branch of the Chicago Public Library 115 S. Pulaski Rd. 19861106
Leiter II Building NE corner of S. State and E. Congress Sts. 19760107
Lillie, Frank R., House 5801 Kenwood Ave. 19760511
Lincoln Park 2045 Lincoln Park W. Chicago Park District MPS 19940826
Lincoln Park Lily Pool Fullerton Drive between Cannon and Stockton Drives in Lincoln Park 20060217
Lincoln Park, South Pond Refectory 2021 N. Stockton Dr. 19861120
Logan Square Boulevards Historic District W. Logan Blvd., Logan Sq., N. Kedzie Blvd., Palmer Sq., and N. Humbolt Blvd. 19851120
Loop Retail Historic District Roughly bounded by Lake St., Wabash Ave., Congress Parkway, and State St. 19981127
Lou Mitchell's Restaurant 565 W. Jackson Blvd. Route 66 through Illinois MPS 20060505
Loucks, Charles N., House 3926 N. Keeler Ave. 19840209
Ludington Building 1104 S. Wabash Ave. 19800508
Madlener, Albert F., House 4 W. Burton St. 19701015
Malden Towers 4521 N. Malden St. 19831208
Mandel Brothers Warehouse Building 3254 N. Halsted St. 19930819
Manhattan Building 431 S. Dearborn St. 19760316
Manor House 1021--1029 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. 19870812
Marquette Building 140 S. Dearborn St. 19730817
Marshall Field Company Store 111 N. State St. 19780602
Maxwell--Briscoe Automobile Company Showroom 1737 S. Michigan Ave. Motor Row, Chicago, Illinois MPS 20021118
Mayfair Apartments 1650--1666 E. Fifty-sixth St. Hyde Park Apartment Hotels TR 19860514
Maynard, Isaac N., Rowhouses 119,121,123 W. Delaware Place Land Subdivisions with Set-Aside Parks, Chicago, IL MPS 20040225
McClurg Building 218 S. Wabash Ave. 19700817
Meekerville Historic District 303 Barry Ave., 325,303-341,344 Wellington Ave., 340 Oakdale Ave. 20060512
Michigan-Wacker Historic District Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. and environs 19781115
Midwest Athletic Club 6 N. Hamlin Ave. 19841018
Miller, Allan, House 7121 S. Paxton Ave. 19910823
Millikan, Robert A., House 5605 Woodlawn Ave. 19760511
Monadnock Block 53 W. Jackson Blvd. 19701120
Montgomery Ward Company Complex 619 W. Chicago Ave. 19780602
Motor Row Historic District Roughly bounded by 22nd St., Indiana St., 24th Place, and Wabash St. Motor Row, Chicago, Illinois MPS 20021118
Mundelein College Skyscraper Building 6363 N. Sheridan Rd. 19800531
Municipal Courts Building 116 S. Michigan Ave. 19850829
Municipal Pier 200 Streeter Dr. 19790913
Narragansett, The 1640 E. Fiftieth St. 20050418
New Masonic Building and Oriental Theater 20 W. Randolph St. 19780926
Nickerson, Samuel, House 40 E. Erie 19761107
Noble--Seymour--Crippen House 5622-5624 N. Newark Ave. 20000810
North Mayfair Bungalow Historic District Roughly bounded by W. Foster Ave., N. Pulaski Rd., N. Kilbourn Ave., and W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago Bungalows MPS 20060201
North Wells Street Historic District 1240-1260 N. Wells St. 19840503
Northwestern Terra Cotta Company Building 1701--1711 W. Terra Cotta Pl. 19890208
Norwood Park Historical District Roughly bounded by Harlem Ave., Nagle Ave., Bryn Mawr Ave., and Avondale St. 20021121
Notre Dame de Chicago 1338 W. Flournoy St. 19790307
Old Chicago Historical Society Building 632 N. Dearborn St. 19781128
Old Colony Buildings 407 S. Dearborn St. 19760102
Old Main Building 3235 W. Foster Ave. on North Park College Campus 19820211
Old Stone Gate of Chicago Union Stockyards Exchange Ave. 19721227
Old Town Triangle Historic District Roughly bounded by Armitage and North Aves., Clark and Mohawk Sts. 19841108
Oliver Building 159 N. Dearborn St. 19831208
One LaSalle Street Building 1 N LaSalle St. 19991122
Orchestra Hall 220 S. Michigan Ave. 19780321
Overton Hygienic Building 3619--3627 S. State St. Black Metropolis TR 19860430
Page Brothers Building SE corner of Lake and State Sts. 19750605
Palmolive Building 919 N. Michigan Ave. 20030821
Pattington Apartments 660--700 Irving Park Rd. 19800308
Peoples Gas Building 122 S. Michigan Ave. 19841113
Pilsen Historic District Roughly bounded by W. 16th St., W. Cermak Rd., S. Halsted St. and S. Western Ave. 20060201
Poinsetta Apartments 5528 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Hyde Park Apartment Hotels TR 19860514
Pontiac Building 542 S. Dearborn St. 19760316
Portage Park 4100 N. Long Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 19950420
Prairie Avenue District Prairie Ave. on either side of 18th St., about 1 block in 19721115
Produce Terminal Cold Storage Company Building 1550 South Blue Island Av. 20030622
Promontory Apartments 5530--5532 South Shore Dr. 19961121
Pulaski Park and Fieldhouse 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 19810813
Pullman Historic District Bounded by 103rd St., C.S.S. and S.B. Railroad spur tracks, 115th St. and Cottage Grove Ave. 19691008
Quigley Preparatory Seminary 103 E. Chestnut St. 19960216
Quinn Chapel of the A.M.E. Church 2401 S. Wabash Ave. 19790904
Railway Exchange Building 80 E. Jackson Blvd. and 224 S. Michigan Ave. 19820603
Raymond M. Hilliard Center Historic District Jct. of Cermak Rd. and S. State St. 19990913
Reebie Moving and Storage Company 2325--2333 N. Clark St. 19790321
Reid House 2013 S. Prairie Ave. 20030821
Reid Murdoch Building 325 N. LaSalle St. 19750828
Reliance Building 32 N. State St. 19701015
Ridge Historic District Roughly bounded by RR tracks, 87th, Prospects, Homewood, 115th, Lothair, Hamilton, and Western Sts. 19760528
Riis, Jacob A., Park 6100 W. Fullerton Ave. Chicago Park District MPS 19950420
Robie, Frederick C., House 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave. 19661015
Roche, Martin--John Tait House 3614 S. Martin Luther King Dr. 20001108
Rogers Park Manor Bungalow Historic District Roughly bounded by W. Lunt Ave., N. Western Ave., both sides of W. Farwell ave. and N. California Ave. Chicago Bungalows MPS 20051115
Roloson, Robert, Houses 3213--3219 Calumet Ave. 19770630
Rookery Building 209 S. LaSalle St. 19700417
Room 405, George Herbert Jones Laboratory, The University of Chicago S. Ellis Ave. between E. 57th and 58th Sts. 19670528
Ropp-Grabill House 4132 N. Keeler Ave. 19850415
Rosehill Cemetery Administration Building and Entry Gate 5600 N. Ravenswood Ave. 19750424
Rosenwald Apartment Building 47th St. and Michigan Ave. 19810813
Rothschild, A. M., & Company Store 333 S. State St. 19891127
S.R. Crown Hall 3360 S. State St. 20010807
Schoenhofen Brewery Historic District Roughly bounded by 16th, 18th, Canal, and Clinton Sts. 19781227
Schorsch Irving Park Gardens Historic District Roughly bounded by Grace St., Patterson Ave., N. Austin Ave., and N. Melvena Ave. Chicago Bungalows MPS 20040225
Schulze Baking Company Plant 40 E. Garfield Blvd. 19821112
Sears, Roebuck and Company Complex 925 S. Homan Ave. 19780602
Second Presbyterian Church 1936 S. Michigan Ave. 19741227
Shedd Park Fieldhouse 3660 W. 23rd St. 19741230
Shedd, John G., Aquarium 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 19870227
Sheffield Historic District Bounded roughly by Fullerton, Lincoln, Larabee, Dickens, Burlin, Wisconsin, Clayburn, Lakewood, Belder, and Southport 19760111
Sheffield Historic District (Boundary Increase II) Roughly bounded by W. Altgeld St., N. Lakewood, N. Fullerton, and N. Southport Aves. 19850619
Sheffield Historic District (Boundary Increase III) Roughly bounded by W. Wisconsin St. and Armitage Ave., N. Howe and N. Halsted Sts., N. Willow St., and N. Kenmore Ave. 19860822
Sheffield Historic District (Boundary Increase) Montana, Altgeld Sts., and Southport Ave. 19830217
Sheridan Park Historic District Roughly bounded by Lawrence, Racine, and Montrose Aves., and Clark St. 19851227
Sheridan Plaza Hotel 4601--4613 N. Sheridan Rd. 19801121
Sherman Park Bounded by W. 52nd St., Racine Ave., Garfield Blvd., and Loomis St. Chicago Park District MPS 19900521
Shoreland Hotel 5450--5484 S. Shore Dr. Hyde Park Apartment Hotels TR 19860514
Silversmith Building 10 S. Wabash Ave. 19970516
Singer Building 120 S. State St. 19830210
Smith, J. P., Shoe Company Plant 671--699 N. Sangamon Ave. and 901--921 W. Huron St. 19851114
Soldier Field 425 E. 14th St. 19840809
Somerset Hotel 1152-1154 S. Wabash Ave. 20000303
South Dearborn Street--Printing House Row Historic District 343, 407, 431 S. Dearborn St. and 53 W. Jackson Blvd. 19760107
South Loop Printing House District Roughly bounded by Taylor, Polk, Wells, Congress and State Sts. 19780302
South Park Manor Historic District Roughly bounded by S. King Dr., S. State St., 75th St. and 79th St. Chicago Bungalows MPS 20040225
South Shore Beach Apartments 7321 S. Shore Dr. 19780609
South Shore Country Club 71st St. and S. Shore Dr. 19750304
South Water Market Bounded by 14th Place, the 16th St. rail embankment, Racine Ave., and Morgan St. 20040820
St. Ignatius College 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. 19771117
St. Luke's Hospital Complex 1435 S. Michigan Ave., 1400 Block S. Indiana Ave. 19821124
St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran School 2101-2107 W. 21st St. 20000127
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church 718 W. Adams St. 19770715
St. Thomas Church and Convent 5472 S. Kimbark Ave. 19781218
Story-Camp Rowhouses 1526--1528 W. Monroe St. 19800508
Studebaker Building 410--418 S. Michigan Ave. 19750811
Swedish American Telephone Company Building 5235--5257 N. Ravenswood 19850913
Swedish Club of Chicago 1258 N. LaSalle St. 19851202
Swift House 4500 S. Michigan Ave. 19780609
Taft, Lorado, Midway Studios 6016 S. Ingleside Ave. 19661015
Teich, Curt, and Company Building 1733--55 W. Irving Park Rd. 19900307
Theurer-Wrigley House 2466 N. Lake View Ave. 19800728
Tree Studio Building and Annexes 4 E. Ohio St. 19741216
Tri-Taylor Historic District Roughly bounded by Claremont, Harrison, Oakley, Polk, Ogden, and Roosevelt Rds. 19830303
Tri-Taylor Historic District (Boundary Increase) Roughly bounded on the N by Oakley, Harrison and Claremont Sts. and on the SE by Taylor and Oakley Sts. 19880203
Trumbull Park 2400 E. 105th St. Chicago Park District MPS 19950420
Trustees System Service Building 201 N. Wells St. 19980903
U-505 (IX C U-Boat) Jackson Park 19890629
Union Park Congregational Church and Carpenter Chapel 1613 W. Washington Blvd. 20060531
United States Post Office--Chicago 433 W. Van Buren St. 20010816
Unity Hall 3140 S. Indiana Ave. Black Metropolis TR 19860430
University Apartments 1401 and 1451 E. 55th St.;1401 and 1450 E. 55th Place 20051222
Uptown Broadway Building 4703--4715 N. Broadway 19861106
Uptown Square Historic District Roughly along Lawrence Ave., and Broadway 20001108
USS SILVERSIDES (SS 236) National Historic Landmark S side of Navy Pier 19721018
Victory Sculpture Thirty-fifth St. at King Dr. Black Metropolis TR 19860430
Villa Historic District Roughly bounded by Avondale, W. Addison, N. 40th and N. Hamlin Aves. 19790911
Villa Historic District (Boundary Increase) 3948-3952 and 3949-3953 W. Waveland Ave. 19830310
Wabash Avenue YMCA 3763 S. Wabash Ave. Black Metropolis TR 19860430
Waller, William, House 1012 N. Dearborn St. 19801121
Warner, Seth, House 631 N. Central Ave. 19820603
Washington Park 5531 S. King Dr. Chicago Park District MPS 20040820
Washington Square 901 N. Clark St. Chicago Park District MPS 19910520
Washington Square Historic District Washington Square, N. Dearborn St., from W. Walton St. to W. Chicago Ave. Land Subdivisions with Set-Aside Parks, Chicago, IL MPS 20030821
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., House 3624 S. Martin Luther King Dr. 19740530
West Jackson Boulevard District Roughly bounded by Laflin, Ashland, Adams, and Van Buren Sts. 19780519
West Jackson Historic District (Boundary Increase) 1513 W. Adams St. 19891019
Wheeler--Kohn House 2018 S. Calumet Ave. 19990812
Wicker Park Historic District Roughly bounded by Wood, Crystal and N. Caton Sts., Claremont and North Aves. 19790620
Williams, Dr. Daniel Hale, House 445 E. 42nd St. 19750515
Wooden Alley 1535 N bet. Astor and State Sts. 20020522
Wrightwood Bungalow Historic District 4600 and 4700 Blks of W. Wrightwood Ave. Chicago Bungalows MPS 20040915
The Yale 6565 S. Yale Ave. 19980305
YMCA Hotel 820--828 S. Wabash Ave. 19890830
Yondorf Block and Hall 758 W. North Ave. 19841113

Reference: "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 

Some of these names might not agree with the Wikipedia names, especially those that have a person's name in there. The National Register database lists last name first, while Wikipedia articles tend to list the first name first. Also, I don't know how many of these are Chicago Landmarks. I figure this can provide some help toward making the list, though. --Elkman (Elkspeak) 18:41, 11 April 2007 (UTC)

Can you incorporate these into the table on the article page? TonyTheTiger (talk/cont/bio) 15:57, 14 April 2007 (UTC)

similar article at Landmarks of Chicago[edit]

Hi all, dumb question, what will happen to the distinct page Landmarks of Chicago as part of this improvement project? Maybe some of that can be useful...? Thanks... --- User:scbomber (no worries -- only bombs in netrek 05:07, 12 April 2007 (UTC)

I intend to move Chicago Landmark page to List of Chicago landmarks and apply for a WP:FL. This list is exhaustive and Landmarks of Chicago is selective (not completed). I did not see the other page before starting. They must be merged. Many of those images will complement this page. I support a merger of some sort, but will continue with complete listification. TonyTheTiger (talk/cont/bio) 16:00, 14 April 2007 (UTC)
I support the merger due to exhaustive nature of list and the extensive background and criteria in this article. Will add some pics, but a gallery or link to content on wikicommons could be placed at the bottom. ChicagoPimp 20:11, 14 April 2007 (UTC)
The big problem is that this article is about officially-designated landmarks, and the other one is about any old "landmark" including tourist attractions. It might be given a different name rather than merged.--Dhartung | Talk 05:58, 15 April 2007 (UTC)
Upon closer inspection, the unofficial list should be deleted per WP:OR and redirected to this page. TonyTheTiger (talk/cont/bio) 13:31, 15 April 2007 (UTC)
Agreed. This article/list is following featured list criteria: inclusive, exhaustive, credible sources, and well referenced. ChicagoPimp 15:23, 15 April 2007 (UTC)
How about List of notable buildings and structures in Chicago and trim accordingly? There are a number of entries that aren't or can't be "landmarks" nor that fit on the "tallest" list. --Dhartung | Talk 05:41, 16 April 2007 (UTC)
The other page should be deleted and the photos and usable info should be added to this article. TheQuandry 14:08, 17 April 2007 (UTC)

Splitting this article?[edit]

I note the comments directly above however this article is now almost 100kbs in size and quite unwieldy. Can I suggest we split this article by moving the table List of landmarks to overwrite the list that is at the page List of landmarks in Chicago and pointing in this article (using see main article) to that page - that will overcome the valid point made by ChicagoPimp above and also adjust the size of both articles to be workable? I would be happy to do this for you - let me know your thoughts.--VS talk 22:34, 11 May 2007 (UTC)

Most definitely a good move, then the list could be worked up to FL. I would say do it. IvoShandor 21:04, 15 May 2007 (UTC)
Actually this could be featured list as it is a list. IvoShandor 21:14, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

Okay - have been bold and adjuseted both articles which reduces this one to a workable size and sets up List of landmarks in Chicago for potential featured list status.--VS talk 01:55, 16 May 2007 (UTC)

I personally don't like the changes because the list has no intro and the proper intro is separate here. Now neither the article nor the list is WP:FC caliber. The list needs the sidebar pics as well to be WP:FC caliber. Also, an article can do no better than WP:GA class with a gallery. Using a gallery is a big backward step and it is against policy. TonyTheTiger (talk/cont/bio/tcfkaWCDbwincowtchatlotpsoplrttaDCLaM) 16:23, 16 May 2007 (UTC)

(posting copy of talk page detail here for centralised record) **The intention was always to make this a WP:FL. The text may have trouble at WP:GA. As far as WP:FLC the format is good with sidebar picks and brief intro. WP:FA is a whole other animal. I am inquiring whether the listy article would have a chance at WP:GAC's talk page. If not, it will go straight to WP:FLC where except for preponderent redlinks it probably has a good shot. TonyTheTiger (talk/cont/bio/tcfkaWCDbwincowtchatlotpsoplrttaDCLaM) 18:14, 16 May 2007 (UTC)

      • Nothing is contentious with me Tony - blank what you need to. However whether you/we are going to FA or FL is not the issue - am I missing the main point or are you? - Tell me how do you/we get past the massive problem of breach of MOS policy with page size if you present this page at WP:FLC?--VS talk 18:24, 16 May 2007 (UTC)

Other info[edit]

Not sure where this would go, with this article probably. Obviously, the landmark process in Chicago (as in other major cities) is especially politically charged and often generates significant controversey. Such as:

"In Chicago, a lawsuit challenging the city's landmarks ordinance has been filed in response to historic district designations. I believe it is presently known as "Albert C. Hanna and Carol C. Mrowka vs. the City of Chicago, the Commission on Chicago Landmarks,... etc.". It's a lengthy complaint containing many arguments. Among them are the suggestion that historic district designations are a tool for racial segregation. It also claims that historic district designations are being used as an improper substitution for failed downzoning attempts. It also claims that the criteria used to justify proposed landmark status are so broad that they are meaningless and really don't exclude any structure anywhere. This is all of particular concern in a place like Chicago where machine politics and "aldermanic prerogative" have a history of making a mockery of rule of law."

-From Historic district talk page.

This is but one example. To be thorough and NPOV this side of Chicago landmarks should be shown as it is not a fringe minority view or anything. IvoShandor 21:31, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

--I do believe this would be excellent material for the yet-to-be-created Commission on Chicago Landmarks page (maybe some of the detail on criteria could be there too, with a "main article" reefer here? User:scbomber (only bombs in netrek) 15:00, 29 May 2007 (UTC)

Some suggestions[edit]

I see you are aiming for FL status and have been discussing whether to have an article and a list, or keep the current combined one.

The WP:FLC ask for

2c a concise lead section that summarizes the scope of the list and prepares the reader for the higher level of detail in the subsequent sections

It could be argued that the text before the list constitutes the lead and is neither concise nor a summary. However, there are other FL with longish leads (e.g. List of United States Navy ratings and United States Navy enlisted rates). Do you intend to write more on the subject of Chicago Landmarks? If so, having a separate article will allow for expansion, which I wouldn't recommend if combined with the list. Moving the list out to a dedicated article would currently leave this as a short article but I don't know enough about GA if that concerns you. Certainly, it would be quite acceptable for an FL to have just a paragraph or two of lead, and refer to this article as the "main". If you decide to put forward this article as an FL, then there may be objections to its name not being obviously a list. See also List guideline.

Recent similar FLs include:

The last one (Avon) includes a novel method of compactly listing the sources that all come from one publisher. It doesn't use the numbered footnotes for these but it is still obvious which citation corresponds to which entry in the list. If you are willing to be flexible on exactly how the sources for your list entries are indicated, this might be a compact method you could use. For dynamic lists (such as many lists of people) FL usually requires inline citations for each one since it is too easy for someone to add a duff name. But, since you have a reference that lists all the Landmarks in one place, someone can easily tell if a name should be one the list or not.

You appear to have two main sources:

  • City of Chicago Dept. of Pl. and Devpmt., Landmarks Div.
  • National Park Service.

I think you could use the Avon technique for both of these. It would lead to much shorter article, both in terms of source KB and also final page. You've got several screen's-worth of references that just repeat boring stuff. Doing this would also highlight the individual one-off footnotes that are used for the odd entry or fact.

The FLC 2b suggests a hierarchy, if appropriate. This is a very long list. I suggest you consider breaking it into sections by area as defined in this map?

Regards, Colin°Talk 17:23, 17 May 2007 (UTC)

GA failed[edit]

This is a list and therefore cannot become a Good article. You have to go straight to Featured list if you want it promoted. --Maitch 20:03, 30 May 2007 (UTC) You could also try a peer review if you want feedback. --Maitch 20:05, 30 May 2007 (UTC)

A couple things[edit]

  • Images aren't recommended against having designated sizes per this section of the MOS, the exception is a lead image that illustrates the topic well. This might be an issue at WP:FL, and even if not should be corrected.
  • Is the Fort King Site known by any other name? Does anyone know anything about this place?
  • Because of its NRHP reference number: 76000686, I am inclined to believe that the Fort King Site was added to the National Register of Historic Places the same date as its NHL designation. As a note, Fort King doesn't turn up in the NRIS database at all. I will have to pour over HAARGIS to see what I come up with.

IvoShandor 23:47, 25 June 2007 (UTC)

I left a message at Tony's talk page regarding Fort King. There is a Fort King in Florida, but I can't find a similarly named place in Chicago. Oddly enough, the NHL's Fort King entry seems to be erronously titled. I think it's describing the Robert Abbott house, an NHL which is in Chicago (see 1st entry), but is not mentioned anywhere on our page. Zagalejo 00:24, 26 June 2007 (UTC)


The colors![edit]

Are the colors in the list really necessary? In most cases, readers can infer that a landmark is a church, school, etc. I just think the colors are a distraction, and they make the list difficult to read. Zagalejo 21:36, 29 June 2007 (UTC)

Some of the colors are too intense, especially the red. Aren't there more pastels available? Why don't theaters get a color? Speciate 00:39, 30 June 2007 (UTC)
Lose the colors. Why do some rows have multiple colors? The red squares are completely illegible. If you need the information the colors include, whatever is, add another column.Shsilver 23:11, 30 June 2007 (UTC)
Red removed and replaced with aqua. It should be clear from the legend that a building might be both a Skyscraper and an Apartment Building for example. Thus, it gets two colors. In almost every other table where colors help to quickly identify similar table elements it is considered a good thing. I hope you guys are just against the red. I have moved the legend for explanatory purposes.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/tcfkaWCDbwincowtchatlotpsoplrttaDCLaM) 20:47, 2 July 2007 (UTC)
If it would be more useful, we could switch to something more subtle like List of British Columbia general elections. --TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/tcfkaWCDbwincowtchatlotpsoplrttaDCLaM) 20:51, 2 July 2007 (UTC)
I think that might be a little bit better. Zagalejo 02:24, 3 July 2007 (UTC)
I think something like the BC election example would be excellent. Speciate 22:34, 4 July 2007 (UTC)
Those colors look pretty bad. It's like a flashback or something. IvoShandor 00:50, 5 July 2007 (UTC)
Agree with IvoShandor. I still think adding an additional column with the information and getting rid of all the colors works better. For instance:
Chicago Landmark[1] Designation Date Location NRHP Date[2][3] NHL Date[4][5] Building Type
Auditorium Building[6] September 151976 430 S. Michigan Avenue April 171970 May 15 1975[7] Skyscraper/Cultural

Shsilver 11:17, 5 July 2007 (UTC)

(unindent) I am not sure what you are suggesting because your example did not seem to work. I am guessing you are saying also make the chart subtle by just having a sample column of the color. I think we are pretty well pressed up against the 100kb suggested page size capacity. I believe adding another column would increase KB usage significantly. Anyone is free to attempt to make changes however. --TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/tcfkaWCDbwincowtchatlotpsoplrttaDCLaM) 20:34, 6 July 2007 (UTC)

Unless the City of Chicago denotes official categories for these landmarks, I think we should drop the classification scheme altogether. If users want to learn more about a particular structure, they can click on the link. Zagalejo 21:29, 6 July 2007 (UTC)
The colors should definitely go. On top of being aesthetically unpleasing to the eye, it looks like a disco club on acid, it is useless. No one is going to remember the ten colors and what classification (which is seemingly just some made up scheme-read OR) they represent half way down the page. Thus they will have to scroll back up. It's utterly useless. IvoShandor 21:36, 6 July 2007 (UTC)
I see three voices opposing these colors. They should be removed. IvoShandor 21:40, 6 July 2007 (UTC)
Make that 4. Besides being too garish, there are too many colors to keep track of, the list is too long for easy scrolling to look back at the key to the colors, and the use of two colors for some (high-rise apartments, for example) is not easy for a reader to understand. -- DS1953 talk 21:48, 6 July 2007 (UTC)
I am certainly willing to nix the colors if it is the right thing to do. I have put in a call to the godfather of lists User:Circeus on what the proper thing to do is. I am hoping he will post an opinion here or on my talk page and if he wants to keep them, I would fight to keep them and suggest you consider his opinion. If he thinks they should go since he is the expert on list I will promptly remove them. --TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/tcfkaWCDbwincowtchatlotpsoplrttaDCLaM) 00:58, 8 July 2007 (UTC)

undent
"Godfather of lists"? LOL Ahem. There are several valid points here, and I'm throwing in a personal thought:

  • It's generally viewed badly on Internet to convey information by colors only. This alone would justify the addition of a column. (see also Wikipedia:Guide to writing better articles#Use_color_sparingly)
  • However, if the classification scheme is not actually used by the Chicago landmark commission (?), there's no real point in using it in the first place
  • Additionally, adding a columns would be squeezing too much information in the space we have (at least on 1024x800 displays, not to mention smaller resolutions), and would probably require the images to be dropped
  • I too agree the colors could use some toning down (although that can be taken care of with a search/replace).

So, in the end, it comes down to: "Is the 'type' classification official and is it necessary to reflect it in the list?" Circeus 01:17, 8 July 2007 (UTC)

It is unofficial. I will remove colors tomorrow.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/tcfkaWCDbwincowtchatlotpsoplrttaDCLaM) 20:28, 8 July 2007 (UTC)
Actually, I don't really want to remove the colors, but will not contest those who want to remove them. Any of you above are free to remove them. I am essentially saying I hope not to have to spend my time undoing something I don't want to see undone. I will not be reverting it tomorrow. Anyone who thinks it is important to undo is free to undo the colors, however. --TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/tcfkaWCDbwincowtchatlotpsoplrttaDCLaM) 20:49, 8 July 2007 (UTC)

Scrolling refs[edit]

Why are the refs in a scrolling box? Not only would they not print but it looks like we're trying to hide something. Anyone else? IvoShandor 02:15, 22 July 2007 (UTC)

I thought I had gotten rid of these! *goes to undo* Circeus 18:31, 22 July 2007 (UTC)

Updated Landmark list[edit]

As of 2008-02-17 the landmark commission had not updated the city web page with new listings since Jewelers Row District was designated on 2003-07-09. Thus all promotions starting with Pulaski Park Fieldhouse which was promoted on 2003-07-29 are not included. However, upon request one can obtain a .pdf of the current list of Chicago Landmarks as of 2008-01-01. I have posted this .pdf on my personal webpage. It had been anticipated that the website would be updated in January 2008 according to a November phone call to the commission. However, since it is not clear when such an update will occur, I am going to begin updating our list without an official public release of the update based on documents that are available upon request by the public. At this time, four additional Landmarks have been designated in 2008 and will also be added. Over the next week, I will be adding these landmarks to this page.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTD) 17:37, 17 February 2008 (UTC)

I have also posted my excerpted list of New Landmarks, which is merely a Microsoft word documents of Landmarks I saw that were missing from the Wikipedia list. In addition the commission sent me a word document with 2008 landmark designations.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTD) 17:51, 17 February 2008 (UTC)
Please help us fill in the redlinks as they are added.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTD) 04:55, 18 February 2008 (UTC)
We should start with the Marshall Field Bldg, it should be the easiest to research and photograph (or obtain photographs of). Many of the others are districts, which are more difficult. And all those fire stations? I dunno. Speciate (talk) 07:14, 18 February 2008 (UTC)
We don't seem to have an article on Humboldt Park, the park. Instead of writing separate articles on the Humboldt Park Boathouse Pavilion and the Humboldt Park Receptory Building and Stable, I think we should start with a general article about the park, and redirect the redlinks there. Thoughts? Zagalejo^^^ 03:42, 19 February 2008 (UTC)

Footnoting NRHP and NHL dates[edit]

If you are updating the list-article, you might want to consider providing/expanding generic footnotes to the top of NRHP date column and NHL date column, and dropping many footnotes from within those columns that just support one individual date. Specific footnotes do belong in the articles about the individual sites, but I would hope they are not needed in a big list-article like this one. General footnotes along those lines are being used in list-articles such as List of National Historic Landmarks in New York and other list-articles on Registered Historic Places or NHLs, in lieu of separate footnotes (although none of those list-articles are yet Featured Lists). But certainly every NHL date can be supported by just one reference to the National Park Service's PDF list of NHLs nation-wide, which includes every NHL date, and which is used in the NY NHL list-article. Hope this helps. doncram (talk) 23:02, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

I see the top of the NHL date column does footnote the NPS's NHL list for Illinois. In NHL list-articles, more common practice now is to cite the nation-wide list in one document which includes that, as the nation-wide list has more clear identifiers of authorship by the Department of the Interior and clear date of preparation. Anyhow, with either version of this list cited, can't the individual NHL date footnotes be dropped entirely? doncram (talk) 23:15, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

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Overhauling page[edit]

Does anyone know how to overhaul our page to make it look like List of Registered Historic Places in Los Angeles.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTM) 07:13, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

I like that your page is differently formatted than that Los Angeles one, which i helped to develop recently. But, if you really wanted to make it look more the same you could merge in the new Chicago list-table that i have created within a temporary list-article List of Registered Historic Places in Cook County, Illinois/Temp. The Chicago list there was created the same way that the List of RHPs in Los Angeles table was created. It should cover all the NHLs and other NRHPs that are covered in the current List of Chicago Landmarks article, and would give u a good start. If you want to keep the scope of this List of Chicago Landmarks article to be just the Chicago-designated landmarks, then you will have to delete some rows out of that table, meaning the ones that are NRHPs in Chicago which are not also Chicago-designated landmarks. Or, perhaps you could set those aside in a new table, like you have a table for NHLs that are not also Chicago-designated landmarks.
My general intention for the List of Registered Historic Places in Cook County, Illinois/Temp article would be to spin off a separate list-article on RHPs in Chicago (unless you want to integrate it into this List of Chicago Landmarks), spin off a list-article on RHPs in Evanston, and use the remainder table to replace the current List of Registered Historic Places in Cook County, Illinois article. Before doing so, all the neighborhood info and other info in the current article would need to be translated over. Please discuss at the Talk page to the current RHPs in Cook County article. doncram (talk) 22:48, 3 June 2008 (UTC)
What I really want is to know if you can add all the coordinates to the Chicago Landmark list. Also one of your NRHP coordinates is off based on looking at the map of all coordinates.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTM) 17:40, 12 June 2008 (UTC)
Hey, thanks for liking the coordinates map attached to the List of RHPs in Chicago. I actually didn't yet know the map was displaying at all, it must have just been processed and/or approved by Google Maps, after 4-5 days. I was concerned that it was over some unstated size limit, with having towards 300 locations mapped, more than any other Google map that i've worked with. Anyhow, i am thrilled it is now displaying!
Thanks also for the tip that some coordinates appear incorrect. The coordinates data for that map is from the National Register Information System (NRIS), which has some errors but is pretty good overall. I just deleted coordinates for three of the 290 or so: NRIS coordinates had placed Old Colony Buildings out in the lake, and had put Chicago Board of Trade and Mies van der Rohe's Buildings at 860-880 Lake Shore Drive far out in Illinois, perhaps a hundred miles off. It will take Google Maps a few days again, probably, to no longer show those.
It certainly would be possible to create a similar map for the Chicago Landmarks, since it seems to be established that Google Maps will accept this many locations. There seem to be 292 Chicago Landmarks, slightly fewer than 296 Chicago NRHPs. One difficulty, by the way, is choosing a single location to use to identify any large park or other Historic District.
There may be better ways to do this, but one way to proceed would be to cut-and-paste the coordinates from the List of RHPs in Chicago for the 100 or so sites that are both NRHPs and Chicago Landmarks, into this List of Chicago Landmarks. And then you could manually collect coordinates for the other Chicago Landmarks. You can get the precise latitude and longitude numbers needed from Google map looking at a specified address. Conversion to/from decimal format to days-minutes-seconds format of numbers may be needed, but there are converter tools available (including one that i linked from wp:NRHPMOS). With a list-article that includes coordinates in a table or anywhere else, the map is generated by simply adding {{GeoGroupTemplate}} to the list-article where you want "Map of all coordinates" link to appear. So it is very doable. You might want to check with the Chicago Landmarks Commission, if they have a spreadsheet or other file with the latitude and longitude info already. And you may want to post at WT:NRHP to reach others more focused on this stuff, about what tools to use to do this more efficiently.
However, perhaps you could start by helping to add coordinates for the relatively few sites that are missing them, in List of RHPs in Chicago? That might make more sense, to clean one list-article up with respect to this, first, and your help there would certainly be appreciated. Thanks again, and hope this helps, anyhow! doncram (talk) 18:43, 12 June 2008 (UTC)
We now have a nightmare. Instead of overhauling their old website, they have created a http://webapps.cityofchicago.org/LandmarksWeb/landmarks.jsp new website]. Now, we not only need to add dozens of website, but also redo all the old so that everything is referencing the new website. I am not a coordinates guy. Usually my co-authors get them for me. I will come spend some time with your page and see how I can help, though.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTM) 04:11, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
As to "Google Earth/Maps processing", using template GeoGroupTemplate; When the user selects "Map of all coordinates", Wiki tools dynamically creates the KML/KMZ which is read by Google Maps or imported into Google Earth. So no batch processing is performed, and there is no "delay". This is different than template Coord | display=title or Location | display=title Google Earth/Maps processing where they (Google) "data mine" through Wiki articles to find those articles with a primary "title" coordinate defined for the page, which they do periodically, but I am not sure how often (I notice some "old" articles which I updated (months ago) now appearing on Google Earth/Maps, but not articles which I updated relatively recently (days/weeks). Some template InfoBox(es) automatically set the display=title parameter. Which column/field do you want coordinates in? the Location column or a new Coordinates column? LeheckaG (talk) 10:23, 24 June 2008 (UTC)

more Chicago landmarks than listed?[edit]

I was counting the number of Chicago landmarks to mention elsewhere, and notice an apparent discrepancy. From this listing at Chicago Landmarks Commission, i figure there are 292 city-designated landmarks: (My quick count, which should be checked, is tallied as: Numbered sites:4 (cumulative: 4) A:14 (cumulative: 18) B:13 (31) C:29 (60) D:9 E:20 (89) f:13 g:8 (110) h:15 i:6 (131) j:8 K:8 (147) L:11 (158) m:25 (183) n:8 (191) o:11 (202) p:15 q:1 (218) r:13 (231) S:27 (258) t:9 u:5 (272) v:2 w:16 (290) y:2 (cumulative total: 292) ). In this list-article, though, while there is pretty much one footnote per landmark, there are only 280 footnotes. So the list-article is missing some, n'est-ce pas? doncram (talk) 23:04, 7 June 2008 (UTC)

The list on this page was based on updated designations as of January 2008. See current ref #16. It seems that the city has added about 4 years of pages to their list to October or November 2007. At some point someone needs to change all the citations to the city pages like the rest of the listings.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTM) 17:30, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

adding coordinates[edit]

With the "GeoGroupTemplate" that displays "Map of all coordinates" in place, just added by LeheckaG, we could start adding latitude and longitude locations of all the Chicago landmarks listed here. Earlier, elsewhere, I commented to LeheckaG that we should practice on a separate copy of this article, but actually i see no problem with adding coordinate tags in here directly, right with the addresses. As was done with List of octagon houses, and List of RHPs in LA recently. I don't think it would cause any big problem with the current layout, so why not? doncram (talk) 01:41, 24 June 2008 (UTC)

In fact i just tried adding coordinates for a couple sites. It may take a day or two before the "Map of all coordinates" shows them, there seems to be some delay at Google, maybe there is a manual check that applies for some kinds of usage (while for other examples i have found the Google map to be created instantly). doncram (talk) 01:51, 24 June 2008 (UTC)
Reposting (from section above): As to "Google Earth/Maps processing", using template GeoGroupTemplate; When the user selects "Map of all coordinates", Wiki tools dynamically creates the KML/KMZ which is read by Google Maps or imported into Google Earth. So no batch processing is performed, and there is no "delay". This is different than template Coord | display=title or Location | display=title Google Earth/Maps processing where they (Google) "data mine" through Wiki articles to find those articles with a primary "title" coordinate defined for the page, which they do periodically, but I am not sure how often (I notice some "old" articles which I updated (months ago) now appearing on Google Earth/Maps, but not articles which I updated relatively recently (days/weeks). Some template InfoBox(es) automatically set the display=title parameter. Which column/field do you want coordinates in? the Location column or a new Coordinates column?

Neighborhoods[edit]

I think it might be useful to add a column to the table which lists the neighborhood the Landmark is found in, I know I personally use the neighborhood designations to hunt down and visit properties on the National Register. Those lists include the neighborhood, such as: National Register of Historic Places listings in North Side Chicago. Thoughts? IvoShandor (talk) 15:20, 4 October 2011 (UTC)

Reorganize list by type?[edit]

Right now there are several Chicago Landmark templates that link to other templates in the last row of links. This doesn't seem like the best way of doing things. The long list of landmarks on this page is broken apart alphabetically, which also seems a little unwieldy. One could kill two birds with one stone by reorganizing this list by type of landmark (Apartments, Culture, Education, Districts, Houses, Memorials and monuments, Municipal buildings, Skyscrapers, Transportation, Worship). Then the templates could link to the appropriate sub section of this list. Thoughts? Fitnr (talk) 21:19, 21 September 2013 (UTC)

Need to add to list[edit]

There are several Schlitz Brewery buildings which need to be added to the list. Anyone up to the task, we appreciate your help! Funandtrvl (talk) 18:31, 18 December 2013 (UTC)

  1. ^ "Chicago Landmarks: Alphabetical Listing". Chicago Dep. of Pl. and Dev., Landmarks Div. 2003. Retrieved 2007-04-11. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Illinois - Cook County". National Register of Historic Places.com. Retrieved 2007-05-02. 
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Park Service. 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2007-04-11. 
  4. ^ "National Historic Landmarks Program". National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-04-11. 
  5. ^ "National Historic Landmarks Survey: Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: Illinois". Retrieved 2007-04-11. 
  6. ^ "Auditorium Building". Chicago Dep. of Pl. and Dev., Landmarks Div. 2003. Retrieved 2007-04-11. 
  7. ^ "Auditorium Building". National Park Service. 2004. Retrieved 2007-04-16.