Category Archives: Resources

Excalibur Nomination

Each year, Rockford Register Star newspaper sponsors an Excalibur Award for outstanding community service.  Lenae Weichel stepped forward to prepare a nomination for William Ziock, Jr., philanthropist, business and community leader, and the man who commissioned the Ziock Building named … Continue reading

National Register Nomination

Based on hundreds of hours of research by volunteers, Friends of Ziock prepared a draft nomination with the assistance of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. The Rockford Historic Preservation Commission unanimously approved the nomination in February, 2011. Presentation to Rockford … Continue reading

IHPA Determination

In fewer than 10 days, IHPA determined that the building met eligibility for listing on the National Register. IHPA Determination Letter (PDF)

Request for Preliminary Evaluation

June, 2010 – We asked Illinois Historic Preservation Agency for an opinion regarding historic significance of the William Ziock Building. The June, 2010 request was based on initial research and resources available at that time.  It does contain some factual … Continue reading