county commissioners OK’d a nearly $108 million re-development plan, first reported by the Sun-Times, to convert the shuttered facility into offices for hospital administrators. That staff will move from the old nurses dormitory at 1900 W. Polk, which is slated for demolition
the hospital and its famous Beaux-Arts facade was built in 1914 during the "City Beautiful" movement, when public buildings were intended to re-create the classical grandeur of Europe.
The building was closed in 2002, replaced by Stroger Hospital.
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