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About Us

The job of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency is to protect the state’s historic resources and promote them so that the public enjoys them and learns from them.

  • Learn more about the agency’s mission, historic sites, budget and contact options in the Agency Overview section.
  • Details and contact information about the Board of Trustees, agency director and senior staff are available in Trustees and Staff 
  • For the latest news about the agency’s programs and services visit the News section.
  • Many basic questions about the agency – from the address to how a building gets on the National Register of Historic Places – are answered in Frequently Asked Questions.
  • A list of the IHPA’s museums, online collections and supportive organizations can be found in Resources.