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Preservationists argue re-use rather than demolition
Jan. 4, 2013
Preservationists trying to save the former Prentice Women's Hospital have a new tactic: the bottom line. They say re-using the building will generate more revenue and jobs.
Judge's ruling will halt Prentice demolition
Nov. 15, 2012
A Cook County Circuit judge issued an injunction Thursday afternoon that essentially prevents the city of Chicago from issuing a demolition permit.
Prentice given landmark status, then has it stripped
Nov. 2, 2012
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks voted to grant preliminary landmark status to the former Prentice Hospital – then decided hours later to rescind the designation.
Prentice makes landmarks agenda, but...
Oct. 31, 2012
The former Prentice Women's Hospital could be granted preliminary landmark status — but the victory for preservationists could be very short-lived.
Critic's vision to save Prentice is shaky but could have other merit
Oct. 19, 2012
Lee Bey says a proposed plan by a
New York Times
architecture critic to save the shuttered Prentice hospital falls flat as an architectural concept — but could have real unintended merit.
Northwestern says Gang’s Prentice design won’t fly
Oct. 18, 2012
Architect Jeanne Gang thinks the Prentice Women’s Hospital debate could be solved through an architectural compromise, but Northwestern University says it won’t work
Architectural swap meet?
Sep. 21, 2012
Northwestern University has offered to swap Bertrand Goldberg's 1975 Prentice Women's Hospital with a building "the aesthetics of such that people are going to marvel at it."
Architects step in to save Prentice
Jul. 26, 2012
More than 60 architects, educators and historic preservationists are betting their famous names might help prevent demolition of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital.
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