Old Cook County Hospital Transformation Near, And Yet So Far
Apr11

Old Cook County Hospital Transformation Near, And Yet So Far

Last week the local media outlets that normally fascinate themselves with the intricacies of breaking dumpster fires and exclusive waterskiing squirrels turned their attention to the Old Cook County Hospital. As we’ve been reporting for the last three years, and as they’ve just figured out, there are plans in the works to transform the giant yellow wreck of a building beached along the Eisenhower Expressway into a...

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Second Cook County Hospital Charrette Brings Out Creative Options
Oct09

Second Cook County Hospital Charrette Brings Out Creative Options

Anybody who was nostalgic about the old Cook County Hospital building was neither a doctor nor a patient there. —Dr. John Jay Shannon, CEO of Cook County Health and Hospital System Toward the end of a lively discussion about the future of the old Cook County Hospital on October 7 hosted by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, Dr. John Shannon addressed the audience and spoke on behalf of a doctor who actually worked at the facility 14...

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