Cook County Hospital Administration Building

Abandoned
Also known as: Main Building, Cook County Hospital
1835 W. Harrison St., Chicago, Illinois

Historic abandoned hospital.

Photos 

Oblique view from northwest quadrant.

Photo taken by Nathan Holth in May 2009

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Street View 

Description 

This hospital appeared in the movie "The Fugitive" Today it sits in an abandoned state, and it may be at risk for demolition, despite its enormous amount of beauty and its historic value.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 8, 2006
Reference number
06001017
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts
Areas of significance
Health/Medicine; Education; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Hospital; Medical business/office; Research facility; College
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1912; 1917; 1927
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • July 18, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth

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