Fall Field Trip: Old Stroger Hospital Walking Tour

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Meet at the Louis Pasteur Statue on the North Lawn of the Old Cook County Hospital

1801 W. Harrison St.

Chicago, IL 60612

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No Refunds

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Fall Field Trip - Walking Tour of Old Cook County Stroger Hospital Redevelopment Project

Join us for a walking tour of the revitalization project at the old John H. Stroger Cook County Hospital. Along with your LAI friends, we'll take a guided tour of a variety of project work then finish up with a happy hour social. If you can't make the walking tour, we invite you to just join us for drinks.

EXPECTED SCHEDULE

2:30 p.m.

2:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Program starts with introductions & project overview.
  • Discuss parties involved and nature of master planning.

Tour speakers include Larry Brozek, Cook County, and other members of the Cook County project staff, along with LAI Ely Chapter Members and Project Participants Tim Brangle, The Chicago Consultant Studio, Inc., and Christine Carlyle, Solomon Cordwell Buenz.

Tour includes walking the surrounding blocks (1-2 block radius only) to discuss other phases and development plans and potential.

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Happy Hour and Appetizers at Park Tavern. Registration includes 2 drinks and appetizers.


F.A.Q.

Where can I learn more about the project work before the event? Here are some articles:
Chicago Sun-Times: Inside the $1B restoration of the old Cook County Hospital, ‘a city unto itself’
Chicago Tribune: Officials break ground on $1 billion redevelopment of long-vacant Cook County Hospital
ENR Midwest: Cook County General Hospital's $90-Million Redevelopment Saves a Chicago Icon

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Take the CTA Blue Line to Illinois Medical District. Nearby bus routes include Damen, and Harrison Lines. There is also a Divvy Station in the park near the Pasteur Statue. Street parking is also available.

What should I bring into the event?
Bring weather appropriate clothing. Plan to carry any items you bring with you as there will be no storage available.

What happens if there is inclement weather?
In the event of inclement weather, event organizers will contact participants by email to confirm this change.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email support@ely-chicago.org or call 773.804.8592

Date and Time

Location

Meet at the Louis Pasteur Statue on the North Lawn of the Old Cook County Hospital

1801 W. Harrison St.

Chicago, IL 60612

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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