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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A rendering of Northwestern’s new biomedical research building by Chicago architecture firm Perkins+Will. Construction is scheduled to begin on the base of the building, on the site of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital, in 2015.

As architect selected for new research building, Prentice tops list of historic sites lost

January 9, 2014

Prentice Women’s Hospital tops a list of historic sites lost in 2013, according to a report released by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The group is part of the Save Prentice Coalition,...

A banner reading MORTY DONT DEMO HISTORIC PRENTICE flies over Northwesterns commencement ceremony Friday morning at Ryan Field. University spokesman Al Cubbage said it was disappointing someone decided to push the message during a day of celebration for the NU community.

Anti-Prentice demolition message crashes commencement ceremony

June 21, 2013

Thousands of Northwestern commencement attendees spotted an unexpected guest Friday morning above Ryan Field. "MORTY DON'T DEMO HISTORIC PRENTICE," read a banner attached to a propeller plane flying...

Northwestern announced Friday it has picked three teams to come up with competing designs for its new biomedical research facility on the Chicago campus. The University expects to pick a winning submission by late fall.

Northwestern starts Prentice demolition process

March 22, 2013

Northwestern announced today it is "moving forward" with its controversial plan to tear down the old Prentice Women's Hospital to make way for a biomedical research facility. NU spokesperson Pat Tremmel...

Christina Morris of the National Trust for Historic Preservation speaks to Chicagos landmarks commission at its Feb. 7 meeting. The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Landmarks Illinois filed Thursday to dismiss their case against the city of Chicago in response to the landmarks commissions actions on the former Prentice Womens Hospital.

Preservationists stop suit, Prentice plans to move forward

February 15, 2013

There’s no saving Prentice now. Landmarks Illinois and the National Trust for Historic Preservation moved Thursday to dismiss their case against the city of Chicago. The two groups, which make...

Eugene Sunshine, vice president of business and finance, presents NU’s plans for a biomedical research facility at Thursday’s Commission on Chicago Landmarks meeting. Sunshine argued that there are no viable reuse options for saving the old Prentice Women’s Hospital.

Prentice again denied landmark status

February 8, 2013

Chicago’s landmarks commission voted unanimously to decline recommending landmark status for the old Prentice Women’s Hospital Thursday night, upholding for the second time Northwestern’s plans to...

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