Historic Preservation Landmarks

For a guide to landmark preservation in the city of Champaign, please see the PDF version of the following brochure.

According to the City of Champaign website, the Historic Preservation Commission identifies properties, structures, and areas that are historically significant. This Commission also advises the Plan Commission and City Council on the designation of Landmarks, Conservation, and Historic Districts. The Commission also acts to facilitate the protection of visual characteristics by reviewing, giving advice, and passing upon changes to the exterior architectural appearance. For more information, please contact the Planning Department at 217–403-8800 which provides support for this commission.

An article by the News-Gazette about preservation and possible future landmarks in Champaign-Urbana can be found at: News-Gazette.com
For more information about the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois please view their website.

A partial list of landmarks:
Solon House — 1958
Trevett House (Owens Funeral Home) 1999
Mattis House (Heath & Vaughn Funeral Home) 1999
West Side Park
Prayer for Rain Sculpture (NG5/19/99, A5)
Stone Arch Bridge (NG 5/19/99, A5)
Springer Building (NG 5/19/99, A5)
Frank House
Lincoln Building, 201 & 203–5 N. Market

Source: web search
City of Champaign
Champaign Public Library Fugitive Facts

Date Last Revisited: 12/04/09