The Walsh Group receives Corporate Legendary Landmark Award
Matt and Dan Walsh, co-chairmen of The Walsh Group, were presented with the 2020 Corporate Legendary Landmark Award from Landmarks Illinois at the 15th annual Legendary Landmarks Celebration. The award celebrates The Walsh Group’s long-standing commitment to preserving historic spaces and buildings, including the most recent work to redevelop the old Cook County Hospital in Chicago, a historic asset Landmarks Illinois advocated to save for 19 years.
Landmarks Illinois is the only statewide historic preservation nonprofit helping people all across Illinois save the treasured places in their communities.
In addition to the Corporate Legendary Landmark Award, Landmarks Illinois paid tribute to 2020 Legendary Landmark Honorees Timuel D. Black Jr., civil rights leader and educator; Joseph P. Gromacki, Senior Partner of Jenner & Block LLP.
“Whether it’s bringing forward stories of the struggle for civil rights, connecting people with resources or training them with new skills, our 2020 honorees shape our city — and its history — by investing in others,” said Bonnie McDonald, Landmarks Illinois President & CEO. “Landmarks Illinois is proud to honor their work as a model for others.”
Landmarks Illinois is a membership-based nonprofit organization that inspires and empowers stakeholders to save places that matter by providing free guidance, practical and financial resources and access to strategic partnerships.