News Coverage: County Hospital


March 03, 2010 @ 2:00 AM

County links: End of the line edition

Todd Stroger has resigned his 8th Ward committeeman position and says he's done with politics for now. (Daily Herald)

The county has finally resolved a long-standing - and expensive - wrongful prosecution suit. (Trib) Read more...

December 18, 2009 @ 8:00 AM

More question marks for future of old County Hospital

Nostalgia, it seems, means little to Cook County Health and Hospitals System board members, who this morning expressed concerns about an expenisve project to rehab old Cook County Hospital.

The aging and empty structure at 1901 W. Harrison may still be turned into office space for the health system administration, but today board members signaled their disapproval of the $107 million project by voting against moving into old Cook County Hospital if it were to be renovated. Read more...

November 17, 2009 @ 2:00 AM

Plans for old county hospital in play

Commissioners are debating the future of old Cook County Hosptial

The hulking building at 1900 W. Harrison is a Chicago landmark, without a doubt.

For 95 years, old Cook County Hospital has served as a center for health care, a tribute to architecture and a set for TV shows and movies, such as “E.R.” and “The Fugitive.” Read more...

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