Status Update: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Outpatient Pavilion
Apr05

Status Update: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Outpatient Pavilion

  Northwestern University’s latest beige block continues to grow in the middle of Streeterville. When completed, the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Outpatient Care Pavilion (259 East Erie Street) will be 25-stories tall — 14 stories of medical office space, 2 stories of retail, 7 floors of parking, and 2 mechanical floors. It is also fully buzzword-complient with “LEED certification,” for “world class...

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Northwestern Scales Back Streeterville Skyscraper Scheme

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, which has been on a construction binge for much of the last decade, is moving ahead with plans for its newest skyscraper — a 24-story building at 259 East Erie Street. The institution presented a revised plan for the building to a meeting of neighbors this past Tuesday. Officially it will be known as The Northwestern Memorial Hospital Outpatient Care Pavilion.  According to Crain’s Chicago...

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787-Foot-High Hopes Dashed in Streeterville

This wasn’t supposed to happen.  This lot on the corner of North Fairbanks Court and East Ohio Street was just a parking lot when I moved to Chicago.  Then the parking lot was torn up and a big pit made for the construction of a 787-foot-tall, 58-story residential skyscraper called 560 North Fairbanks.  Then the housing market collapsed, and the pit was filled in, smoothed out, and given a nice fresh coat of...

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