The Importance of Preserving Historic Chicago Landmarks

Emmett Till home
The Chicago City Council on Wednesday voted to give landmark status to the home of Emmett Till, located at 6427 S. St. Lawrence Avenue. Charles Orlowek
Emmett Till home
The Chicago City Council on Wednesday voted to give landmark status to the home of Emmett Till, located at 6427 S. St. Lawrence Avenue. Charles Orlowek

The Importance of Preserving Historic Chicago Landmarks

In the wake of America’s race reckoning, preserving Black history and culture is more important than ever. Seven houses previously owned by historic Black leaders of Chicago are now being converted into museums, and one more is in the works.

Residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin stops by Reset to talk more about those soon-to-be museums.

GUEST: Dennis Rodkin, residential real estate reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business