Update March 3, 2023
After a precipitous, seven-year rollercoaster of preservation initiatives, the National Park Service has rejected a nomination of the James R. Thompson Center to the National Register of Historic Places. The rejection was primarily due to objections by the site owner, Prime Group. Further information pertaining to the rejection was released on March 3 by Preservation Futures, which authored the nomination. You can read the full press release at the link below.
Docomomo US participated as a member of a coalition of advocates in the preservation of the James R. Thompson Center. For a better idea of this project's history, consider exploring a five-year span of articles that Docomomo has written on the subject below.