CHICAGO CBS – As a Cook County judge granted the former Prentice Women’s Hospital building a three-week stay of execution, the Chicago Architecture Foundation opened an exhibit that features more than 80 designs that would preserve the structure.
Northwestern University spokesman Alan Cubbage has said that the university can see no way in which the existing Prentice building could be incorporated into the medical research facility it intends to build on the site, at 333 E. Superior St.The Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago Architectural Club and the Chicago Chapter of the American Institute of Architects disagree.
A design competition that would re-use the 1975 Bertrand Goldberg-designed building drew entries from 71 individuals or teams. Ten architectural firms and renowned architect Jeanne Gang also were invited to submit designs.
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