As Lake Bluff is a community with a rich historical, cultural, and architectural character that is unique among other Illinois communities, the Village Board of Trustees adopted regulations to maintain these characteristics. In addition to establishing the Village's historic preservation program, the Village Board also created the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC). The HPC, as an advisory body, is responsible for educating Village residents on the importance of preservation and recommending policies regarding the preservation, protection, enhancement, rehabilitation, reconstruction, maintenance, and use of the Village's historic structures, sites, and landscapes.
Overall, the Lake Bluff Historic Preservation Program seeks to:
Homeowners interested in obtaining historic landmark designation status for their home are encouraged to contact Brandon Stanick, Assistant to the Village Administrator, at 847-283-6889 to review the landmark designation process.
40 E. Center Avenue
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Building Code Supervisor: Gerald Nellessen
Village Engineer: George Russell