Updated: Nov 15, 2021
At her 5th Ward monthly video meeting on September 28th, Ald. Leslie Hairston endorsed Chicago landmarking of Promontory Point. Hairston was moved to speak out by the many letters of support you sent to the Commission on Chicago Landmarks promoting the Point for City landmarking. Hairston noted this is only the beginning of a long crusade for the Point's City designation and thanked letter writers. Read about her support in the Hyde Park Herald.
Thank you, Point lovers, for writing such powerful and moving letters! And thank you, Ald. Hairston, for championing preservation at the Point for over twenty years!
Below 5th Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston and Jack Spicer of Promontory Point Conservancy count down the unveiling of the National Register plaque at the Point in June 2018.
Debra Hammond is currently an officer of Promontory Point Conservancy. She has always been tall for her age