The Daily Northwestern

Local billionaire to receive recognition from state landmarks organization

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 29, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston billionaire Jennifer Pritzker will be recognized by Landmarks Illinois, a nonprofit that aims to protect state and cultural landmarks, for her dedication to the preservation and renovation of landmark buildings. Pritz...

Evanston History Center dedicating year to celebrating Charles Dawes

Tucker Johnson, Reporter

October 6, 2015

Filed under City

The Evanston History Center is holding a series of special events to mark what would have been the 150th birthday of notable Evanstonian Charles Dawes, who served as U.S. vice president during the 1920s. At its kickoff even...

Youth Organizations Umbrella plans move to new headquarters next year

Benjamin Din, Web Editor

April 7, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Youth Organizations Umbrella will relocate its headquarters to a new facility across the street from Evanston Township High School. The local youth development agency is currently working on the design for its new facility,...

Evanston Art Center discusses relocation progress

Ben Schaefer, Reporter

November 11, 2014

Filed under Business, City

From the gallery floor of the Harley Clarke Mansion, Evanston Art Center staff announced the finalized purchase of art center’s new home on 1717 Central St. and spoke about their plans moving forward. “This is the announcement...

Jennifer Pritzker’s B&B opens at historic Evanston lakefront mansion

Tori Latham, Reporter

November 5, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

A new bed-and-breakfast held its grand opening ceremony Thursday with Evanston residents in attendance. Stone Porch by the Lake, 300 Church St., is a luxury B&B housed in a restored 1889 mansion along Lake Michigan. T...