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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 03:01 AM
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by Eric last modified Jun 30, 2011

Chicago Sun-Times columnist, David Roeder, has a suggestion for Northwestern University that could save the endangered Old Prentice Women's Hospital designed by Bertram Goldberg. Instead of tearing down the building needlessly, trade it to Northwestern Memorial Hospital (similar sounding, but separate institutions) for an already vacant parcel of land immediately south of Prentice to build whatever they like. NMH could then use Old Prentice as offices (or whatever). I think it's an inspired idea and...




 

 

Picture 6 Chicago Sun-Times columnist, David Roeder, has a suggestion for Northwestern University that could save the endangered Old Prentice Women's Hospital designed by Bertram Goldberg. Instead of tearing down the building needlessly, trade it to Northwestern Memorial Hospital (similar sounding, but separate institutions) for an already vacant parcel of land immediately south of Prentice to build whatever they like. NMH could then use Old Prentice as offices (or whatever). I think it's an inspired idea and hopefully one that will appeal to Northwestern University. Read the column here.

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