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Prentice Women’s Hospital

A rendering of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and Payette's design for a biomedical research center on Northwestern University's medical campus in Streeterville. (Credit: Northwestern University)

Northwestern Seeks Input On 3 Designs For New Biomedical Research Center

After a long fight with preservationists, Northwestern University is now tearing down the old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville, to make way for a new biomedical research building.

11/07/2013

Mariah Faith Ross made her arrival a little early, and outside a Chicago hospital. (CBS)

Baby Makes Early Arrival As Mom’s Ride Rolls Up To Hospital

Mariah Faith Ross’s entry into the world wasn’t inside a hospital as planned — but outside Northwestern’s front doors on Thursday. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.

06/07/2013

Nurses from Prentice Women's Hospital work to deliver a baby girl inside a minivan in the hospital's driveway, as nervous father Marcus Ross looks on, hands on top of his head. (Credit: Kathy Browne)

Woman Gives Birth In Minivan In Prentice Hospital Driveway

Prentice Women’s Hospital nurses came running out after the parents pulled up in the driveway, and less than two minutes later, the baby girl entered the world from the back seat of the minivan.

06/07/2013

A scheme by Cyril Marsollier and Wallo Villacorta won first place in a design competition to come up with an idea to save Prentice Women's Hospital, organized by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago Architectural Club, and the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects. (Credit: Chicago Architecture Foundation)

Architecture Groups Offer Ideas To Redesign, Reuse Prentice Hospital

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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/16/2012

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Demolition Of Prentice Hospital

The wrecking ball won’t claim the former Prentice Women’s Hospital building for at least three more weeks.

11/15/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Tear Down Prentice

Not much is being said anymore about presidential debates, but in Chicago, there’s a hospital debate to talk about; a great debate about Northwestern University’s famous Prentice Women’s Hospital.

CBS 2–10/30/2012

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Fight Over Future Of Prentice Women’s Hospital Still Simmering

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks is expected to soon weigh in on whether to demolish the distinctive concrete cloverleaf building that once housed Prentice Women’s Hospital.

WBBM Newsradio–10/26/2012

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Mayor Trying To Broker Deal On Old Prentice Hospital Site

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not choosing sides in the battle over what to do with the building on Northwestern University’s Chicago campus that was Prentice Women’s Hospital – at least not publicly – and seems to be trying to play peacemaker in the debate between the university and preservationists.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2012

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Northwestern Seeks To Push Ahead With Old Prentice Hospital Demolition

Northwestern University is mobilizing more support for its plan to tear down the old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville and put up a new medical research center in its place.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

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Northwestern Hospital Warns Workers About Recent Mob Attacks

A memo has been sent out to thousands of employees of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, warning of two recent mob attacks on doctors – one near Prentice Women’s Hospital, the other a few blocks north of the Northwestern hospital campus.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

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Prentice Women’s Hospital, Historic West Side Hotel Make ‘Endangered’ List

Prentice Women’s Hospital has again made the list of the most endangered historic places in the state.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Hospitals, Vintage Theaters Top Preservation Group’s ‘Endangered’ List

Three Chicago hospitals and some aging movie theaters have topped the latest list of endangered historic buildings made by Preservation Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

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State Seeks To Settle Issue Of Nonprofit Hospitals, Property Tax Exemptions

The Civic Federation is proposing a legal standard for nonprofit hospitals to qualify for property tax exemptions.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

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Big Tax Bill Could Be Coming For Northwestern’s Women’s Hospital

The Cook County Assessor’s Office is trying to collect property taxes from Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern, as a dispute continues over the tax-exempt status of hospitals in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

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Preckwinkle Plans To Begin Collecting Property Taxes From Prentice

For the first time, Cook County could soon be collecting property taxes from one of Chicago’s biggest and most successful hospitals.

CBS 2–08/24/2011

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State Senator: More Charity Care Is Needed At Illinois Hospitals

Illinois State Sen. Iris Martinez (D-Chicago) is using a state decision to end tax breaks for some hospitals, as a lever to produce more charity care for the needy.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

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Three Illinois Hospitals Stripped Of Property Tax Exemption

Three Illinois hospitals have been told they’ll have to start paying property taxes, but the hospitals warn the move will affect everyone’s health care.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011

The marquee at the New Regal Theater, 1641-59 E. 79th St. (1991 File Photo; Credit: CBS)

New Regal Theater Deemed Endangered

The New Regal Theater on 79th Street and the Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville have made the list for this year’s 10 most endangered historic places.

04/06/2011