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Old Cook County Hospital on track to become next city landmark

Jan 16, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

In the midst of an overhaul after sitting vacant for 16 years, the old Cook County Hospital, at 1835 W. Harrison St., may soon be given landmark status, solidifying its historical significance in Chicago.

The city's 18-member Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards will get the ball rolling Thursday on whether the building deserves the designation.

Decorative work on the exterior of the former Cook County Hospital building helped land the structure on the National Re...