Toy Drive Ends, But Cancer Foundation Still Going StrongSue Staehely’s son, Mark, started the toy drive in 2000, getting people to donate 150 toys to the pediatric cancer unit at Children’s Memorial Hospital – now Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Lincoln Park Groups File Suit To Block Redevelopment At Hospital SiteA pair of Lincoln Park Community Groups have filed suit to block plans for redevelopment of the six acre Children's Memorial Hospital tract at Lincoln and Fullerton, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
City Panel Backs $300M Redevelopment Of Old Children's Memorial SiteThe Chicago Plan Commission has given its approval for the hotly-disputed proposal for a $300 million redevelopment of the old Children’s Memorial Hospital site, over objections from Lincoln Park residents.
Doctor Publishes Book Detailing History Of Children's Memorial HospitalAs part of the series “Images of America,” Dr. Stanford Shulman compiled photographs of Children’s Memorial Hospital – now Lurie Children’s Hospital – tracing the hospital’s history, starting as an 8-bed cottage in 1882.
One Year Later, Little Movement To Redevelop Old Children's Hospital SiteBut the prime Lincoln Park real estate where the hospital once stood still sits vacant, with redevelopment plans far from complete. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Aldreman Rejects Redevelopment Plan For Old Children's Memorial SiteFollowing a series of community meetings and input from area residents, Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) has rejected redevelopment plans for the former Children's Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park.
Plans To Redevelop Old Children's Memorial Site Draw Jeers, PraiseThe final plan calls for more than 1,000 new apartments, green space and retail shops as well, keeping some existing buildings and demolishing others. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Ribbon To Be Cut For New Streeterville Ronald McDonald HouseRibbon-cutting is set for Tuesday morning in Streeterville for the new Ronald McDonald House, a place to stay for the families of patients at the new Lurie Children’s Hospital.
New Ronald McDonald House To Open In StreetervilleOfficials will cut the ribbon on Tuesday for a new 15-story Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville, the largest of its kind.
Fullerton Avenue To Close All Day Saturday As Children's Memorial MovesA full 130 years after opening its first facility in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Children’s Memorial Hospital is leaving the neighborhood behind for a shiny new facility in Streeterville.
Kids Help Cut Ribbon On New Home For Children's Memorial HospitalPatients at Children’s Memorial Hospital helped cut the ribbon Monday on the hospital’s new $855 million home in Streeterville.
New Children's Hospital Dedicates Garden In Honor Of Kevin DaleyIt was an emotional moment for former Mayor Richard M. Daley on Tuesday, as a haven for hospitalized kids was dedicated at the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.