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AIA Chicago Issues Statement to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers® in Support of Preservation and Reuse of Damen Silos

The Damen Silos riverside property could, and should, serve the people of Chicago, enhancing opportunities for recreation, and for appreciation of our urban heritage. On Thursday, February 1, 2024, AIA Chicago Vice President of Advocacy, Natalie Hicks, AIA, spoke in support of the preservation and reuse of the Damen Silos property at 2900 South Damen Avenue in Chicago. Read the...
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11.28.22

AIA Chicago Advocacy Update: Damen Silos

Damen Silos, a unique, 23.4-acre State-owned property at a critical point along the South Branch of the Chicago River, has been vacant since 1977. Given its potential to reactivate the South Branch between Pilsen and McKinley Park, several organizations, as well as AIA Chicago members, are calling for the site to be preserved and reimagined.   Over the past year and...
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