Old Town Triangle Association Old Town Triangle Association

Historic District / Planning & Zoning Committee


The mission of the HDPZ committee is to maintain the architectural and historic character of the designated historic districts and buildings within the Old Town Triangle by: (1) educating and collaborating with residents and property owners on the process for, and published guidance regarding, building alterations; (2) working closely with the Aldermanic offices and relevant City of Chicago departments to preserve the historic character and charm of the Old Town Triangle; (3) providing educational and community-building events and programs to highlight the Old Town Triangle’s history and foster a greater appreciation for it; (4) providing the OTTA Board of Directors with recommendations on any material historic district, planning or zoning matters; and (5) enhancing our own understanding of preservation trends and strategies.

Historic District Resource Links:
Commission on Chicago Landmarks’ Guidelines for Rehab (2015)
Dormer Criteria (2010)
Fern Court Guidelines (2002)
Hardie Board Resolution (2017)
National Historic Register Approval (1984)
OTT Designation Ordinance
Preservation Chicago – Landmark FAQs
The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
US Department of the Interior: Historic Preservation
Wells St Commercial Building Context Draft
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Chair: Beth Burk
Members: Zac Bleicher, Vi Daley, Diane Gonzalez, Phyllis Hall, Karl Hjerpe, David Raino-Ogden, Corinne Rohr & Chris Wolf
Contact: hdpz@oldtowntriangle.com