Campaign Update as of January 15, 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 . Since its submittal, we have gathered letters of support from individuals and organizations, and have been featured in several media stories, with […]

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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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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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