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Historic Preservation Commission

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

About

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.

Commissioners

  • Dr. Wayne Wolfe, Chair
  • Steve Carr
  • Mike Mech
  • Tony Pogorzelski
  • Earl Summers
  • Tom Mantel
  • Kevin Brown

Meetings

The Commission meets on the 4th Monday of every month at 6pm in the City Hall East Annex at 2434 Vermont.  Meetings are open to the public.

Meeting Calendar 2017

April 2017-04-24 HPC Agenda and Packet
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Please email historicpreservation@cityofblueisland.org to obtain information or to be included in the next meeting’s agenda.