Research, Action, and Design for the Past, Present, and Future

Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ

Preservation Futures worked to establish the national significance of Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ as part of the effort to establish the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument.

Will County Courthouse

Completed in 1969, the Will County Courthouse is one of the first buildings in the Chicago area designed in the Brutalist Style.

Moser Highlands

Made up of unique Mid Century Modern homes constructed in the 1950s, the Moser Highlands are Naperville’s first complete subdivision.

The Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley House

The story of Emmett Till’s murder in Money, Mississippi, in 1955 and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley's forgiveness of his killers, intimately links Chicago and its Black community to the Civil Rights Movement.

East Side Tap

The East Side Tap is a new bar located in a historic Schlitz Tied House on Chicago’s East Side.

James R Thompson Center

Opened in 1985 as a state office building in Chicago, the 17-story postmodern tower was sold in 2022 to private developers.