City of Red Bud received matching preservation grant for city hall

RECEIVED GRANT–The City of Red Bud has received a grant from Landmarks Illinois. It will be used for work on the city hall, including stabilizing the clock tower.

Red Bud was one of seven recipients in the State of Illinois to receive grant funding from Landmarks Illinois.

Landmarks Illinois awarded $24,500 in grant funding to seven preservation projects across the state through its Preservation Heritage Fund and Barbara C. and Thomas E. Donnelley II Preservation Fund for Illinois grant programs.

The City of Red Bud received a $3,500 matching grant to aid the efforts to stabilize city hall’s historic clock tower.

For more on this grant, please see this week’s print edition.