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Northwestern permitted to begin Prentice Women`s Hospital demolition

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Northwestern University received a city permit indicating the demolition of the former Prentice Women's Hospital in Streeterville can begin.

Fencing was installed around the property on East Superior on Friday.

Preservationists tried to save the building designed by Bertrand Goldberg, but the movement didn't work.

Northwestern said it would hold a design contest to pick a replacement building.

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