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Historic Preservation Commission

Blue Island Historic Preservation Commission
13051 Greenwood Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406
Phone: (708) 396-7146  Email


The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) was established in 1981 and is composed of 7 citizens appointed by the Mayor. The HPC provides the following services:

Landmark and Historic District Nominations

  • The HPC makes recommendations to the City Council on preservation matters, including Landmark and Historic District nominations.

Certificate of Appropriateness

  • The HPC issues owners of landmark properties a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) for any exterior alteration or construction visible from the street or the public way, all requiring a building permit from the City.

Technical Assistance – Preservation Planning

  • In addition, the HPC offers its technical expertise to help homeowners looking to develop a historically appropriate preservation plan for their property.


The Commission meets on the 4th Thursday of every month at 7 pm (except November and December when a special meeting is scheduled, if needed) in the City Hall East Annex at 2434 Vermont.  Meetings are open to the public.

2015 Schedule

Jan 22
Feb 26
Mar 26
Apr 23
May 28
Jun 25
Jul 23
Aug 27
Sep 24
Oct 22

Please call or email to obtain information to be included in the next meeting’s agenda.


Dr. Wayne Wolfe, Chair
Amanda Stillwell, Secretary
Steve Carr
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Marilyn Ferrin, Advisory Member