CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of November 26

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key industry trends, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Below are articles that caught our attention the week of November 26.

161 N. Clark St., the former Chicago Title & Trust Building

  • Additionally, a Cook County judge granted temporary landmark status to the former Prentice Women’s Hospital and questioned the procedures city officials used to clear the way for the building’s potential demolition. The lawsuit, filed by preservationists, voiced skepticism about an unusual process the Commission on Chicago Landmarks followed in rejecting landmark status for Prentice. At a November 1 meeting, the commission voted that Prentice merits landmark consideration, and then it voted a second time rescinding that action after receiving a city report explaining Northwestern’s plans to develop the property.

What CRE or Chicago news headlines from the past week captured your interest? Leave us a comment and let us know.


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