New Children’s Hospital is Hanging Out

In what may be the first of many “Look ma! No hands!” moments around the new Children’s Memorial Hospital, the building has begun its horizontal expansion over the alley to its east.

We’ve done a number of status updates on the hospital at 225 East Chicago Avenue (here, here, here, here, here, and here), but with this horizontal movement, the facade being attached and even some glass going up, it’s actually starting to something like its rendering.

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