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Chicago Approves $4 Billion Conversion of Abandoned Michael Reese Hospital

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Source: Architect's Newspaper

Chicago’s once-formidable Michael Reese Hospital... has now been approved by the Chicago City Council for a massive $3.8 billion redevelopment designed by SOM.

The redevelopment project, dubbed the Bronzeville Lakefront, is set to be led by Farpoint Development. In total it will encompass close to 8 million square feet of mixed-use space consisting of nearly 5,000 residential units and 15 million square feet total of office and retail space.


Notably, Israel’s renowned Sheba Medical Center will construct a 500,000-square-foot laboratory and office facility called the ARC Innovation Center within the campus, its first in the United States.

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