Chicago’s Henry Gerber House designated a National Historic Landmark

In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LBGT) Pride Month, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the Henry Gerber House in Chicago, Illinois, has been designated a National Historic Landmark, becoming the nation’s second LGBT related property to achieve such recognition. Once the residence of noted gay rights activist Henry…

Michels-Carey House in San Diego demolished with no notice

We are saddened to hear the news from San Diego preservationist Chuck Kaminski that San Diego’s Michels-Carrey House was razed by the developer at the end of the day on Friday while a landmarking application was still pending. Chuck Kaminski shared an opportunity for any San Diego area residents concerned about the demolition to learn more and ask questions of John La Raia from…