Populuxe on the Park: St. Joseph Hospital

This is the second in a series of posts on Chicago’s Modern hospitals by guest author Nate Lielasus If you have ever driven South down North Lake Shore Drive, you have probably noticed the turquoise walls of St. Joseph Hospital, located at the corner of Lake Shore Drive and Diversey Parkway. The end walls of … Continue reading

St. Mary of Nazareth: Hospital of the Future

This is the first post in a series on Chicago’s Modern hospitals by guest author Nate Lielasus, AIA. Chicago’s St. Mary of Nazareth doesn’t try to blend in. Known as “St. Mary of the Dust Buster,” it occupies an entire block in the West Side’s Ukrainian Village and is bounded by Division, Oakley, Leavitt and Thomas Streets. The … Continue reading

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