Deconstructing Chicago: Prentice Becomes a Platform

Prentice Women's Hospital demolition

Over the last year, we’ve shown you lots of pictures of the former Prentice Women’s Hospital being demolished by work crews.  To date, those pictures have always been from the ground.  But here’s another perspective on it.  From above, the Prentice demolition leaves a clover-shaped platform open in the middle of Streeterville.  So if you have a lunar lander that doesn’t fit in your building’s parking garage, this might be the answer you’re looking for.

Prentice Women's Hospital demolition

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