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St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 8237 S. South Shore Driv. William J. Brinkmann, 1909 (Credit: Eric Allix Rogers)

Preservation Chicago has released its annual list of Chicago’s most threatened historic buildings – and this year, it includes two return entries and an entire category of buildings that dot Chicago’s neighborhoods.

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Hotel Guyon (© Gabriel X. Michael)

The annual list of endangered Chicago buildings – and this year, paving materials – sounds the alarm about historic structures the preservation group believes are in danger of being erased.

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Alexander Calder, “Flamingo” (vincent desjardins / Flickr)

This week, a significant work by artist Alexander Calder was dismantled from the lobby of the Willis Tower and is being moved into storage. Ward Miller of Preservation Chicago says a second major Calder work may also be in danger of disappearing.

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This year, the group’s annual list of endangered structures sounds the alarm on not just buildings, but also public art. 

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St. Adalbert Church in Pilsen. (Landmarks Illinois / Flickr)

A Catholic church in the Pilsen neighborhood is among 11 sites on this year's list of most endangered historic places in Illinois.

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(Photos courtesy Preservation Chicago)

Preservation Chicago has released its annual list of the most endangered buildings in Chicago, a list they usually call “the Chicago Seven” – but for the first time in 14 years, the organization has included an eighth structure.

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Preservation Chicago released today its annual list of seven buildings in Chicago that may be in danger of demolition, and one of them isn’t a building.

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Courtesy Logan Square Theatre

A northwest side movie theater is among a handful of neighborhood cinemas on a new endangered buildings list--at the same time some other theaters are coming back to life.

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