click images for larger viewLandmarks Illinois has just issued the 2012 list of its Ten Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois, and prominent on the list is Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Hospital, which Northwestern University is hell-bent on grinding into dust so it can leave still another massive vacant lot in Streeterville.
page on Prentice is an excellent compendium of people to write to, links the the resource study that proves, against Northwestern's contentions, that the building has be profitably re-used, as well as to statements from everyone from Helmut Jahn, Ron Krueck, Mark Sexton and Jeanne Gang in support for saving the building.
Bresee Tower in Danville designed by Mundie and Jensen in 1917. The current owners are willing "to 'gift' the building to a non-profit. " A rehab/retrofit would qualify for the usual tax breaks, and the structure is in a TIF district.
Elsewhere on the list are Guyon Hotel on Chicago's west side, Keck and Keck's Blair House in Lake Bluff, and Historic Neighborhood Schools throughout the state. Check it all out here.