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Historic Preservation Commission

Current Commission Members

Penn French, Chair
Nathan Darga
John Day
Donna Leak
Barb Lemme
Robert Margetts
David Schlembach

Trustee Liaison: Kelley Kalinich
Staff Liaison: Jordan Frahm, Associate Planner

Intent & Purpose

The Glen Ellyn Historic Preservation Commission seeks to preserve the Village’s rich historic character. The Commission achieves this by providing a plethora of resources and programs while educating the community about the importance of preservation. Specifically, the Commission offers opportunities to landmark a historically significant property, considers alteration applications for landmark provides guidelines for historic preservation, and hosts the annual historic preservation awards. Historic Preservation Committee meetings are open to the public and all are encouraged to attend and contribute

  • To encourage the rehabilitation and utilization of structures, places and works of art having a special historical, architectural or aesthetic value or interest to the community.
  • To identify those buildings and such worthy of designation as official Glen Ellyn landmarks, to hold hearings and to recommend that the Village Board effect those designations by ordinance.
  • To aid in the continuing preservation of Stacy’s Tavern Museum.

Meeting Details

The Historic Preservation Commission meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center.

Agendas & Minutes

To view current and past agendas and minutes for the Village's Boards & Commissions, please visit here.

Public Comment Form
If you wish to offer public comment, please complete this form.  This will not be read into the public record at a meeting but will be forwarded to the Commission for consideration.  


To apply to serve on one of the Village's Boards & Commissioners, visit here.

Please see our maps page for a map of Historic Landmark Homes, Historical Districts and Historically Significant Homes. Each of these individual maps can be located by clicking the "layers" drop down menu located in the upper right corner of the page.

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