Landmark Preservation Commission

Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st Monday of every month
  • Village Hall
    510 Green Bay Road
    Winnetka, IL 60093

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members

MemberPositionPhone NumberTerm Ends
Jack ColadarciCouncil Representative847-784-1623N/A
Katie ComstockAt-Large312-545-4565May 1, 2021
Christopher EnckAt-Large630-334-0952June 3, 2017
Laura GoodAt-Large847-386-6170October 15, 2017
Louise HollandChair847-446-1681October 15, 2014
Chris MarxStaff Liaison847-716-3587N/A
Beth Ann PapoutsisAt-Large847-784-8417July 1, 2018
Joe StuartAt-Large312-656-2259February 5, 2022
Paul WeaverAt-Large847-446-5739October 6, 2018


Members of the Landmark Preservation Commission (LPC) are appointed based on a demonstrated expertise, experience or interest in:

  • Architectural history
  • Architecture
  • Building construction
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Historic preservation
  • Neighborhood organization
  • Real estate
  • Urban planning

Purpose

The LPC consists of seven Winnetka residents appointed by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Village Trustees. The Village President also designates one member of the Committee to serve as chairperson. Members of the Landmark Preservation Commission serve for terms of three years, which are staggered to assure the Board’s continuity.

Powers and Duties

  • Conducting an ongoing survey of the Village, using the criteria identified in the Landmark Preservation Ordinance, to identify buildings, structures and properties that are of historic, cultural or architectural significance, and are therefore potential landmarks
  • Developing and maintaining information pertaining to the physical and financial aspects of preservation, renovation, rehabilitation and reuse, and making available to owners of existing and potential landmarks
  • Maintaining information on procedures for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places, and making information available to owners of potential landmarks
  • Informing and educating the Village’s residents about the historic, cultural or architectural heritage of the Village
  • Holding public hearings and making findings and recommendations to the Village Council on applications for landmark designation
  • Reviewing and commenting on applications for alterations affecting designated landmarks, as well as compiling information concerning potential and designated landmarks
  • Preparing and publishing maps and/or registers of potential and designated landmarks
  • Establishing an appropriate system of certificates, markers or plaques for designated landmarks
  • Reviewing applications for demolition permits and determining whether a Historic and Architectural Impact Study (HAIS) should be conducted before a demolition permit is issued
  • Seeking grants and donations to achieve the purposes of the Landmark Preservation Ordinance