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Wesley Memorial Hospital

Identification

Wesley Memorial Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Wesley Pavilion
117114

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Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
limestone
applied masonry
light brown
Art Deco

Usages

hospital

Facts

  • One of three hospital pavilions in the neighborhood built on an X-shaped plan. (See also the Prentice-Stone Pavilion and the Veterans Hospital.)
  • Connected to the Olsen Pavilion across Superior Street via skybridges at two levels.
  • This was the tallest building completed in Chicago during the 1940s.

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Location

250 East Superior Street
60611
Near North Side
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

73.76 m
73.76 m
73.76 m
19
1940
1941
2002

Involved Companies

Thielbar & Fugard
demolition company, structural engineering, window supplier
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