SAH Opposes Demolition of the Century Building and Consumers Building in Chicago

by SAH News | Jun 07, 2022

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) joins with Preservation Chicago to strongly oppose efforts to demolish the Century Building, 202 South State Street, Chicago, IL, and the Consumers Building, 220 South State, Chicago, IL. The SAH Heritage Conservation Committee wrote a letter of opposition to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on May 11, 2022.

Read the Letter

Image courtesy of Preservation Chicago.

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