Chicago alderman leaning in favor of Prentice Women's Hospital demolition

October 15, 2012 (CHICAGO)

It is the first time the 42nd Ward alderman has taken a position on the issue.

Aldermen normally control building matters inside their wards.

Northwestern wants to replace Prentice with a new biomedical research facility.

Preservationists are opposed to the teardown. Reilly says he is still open to alternatives.

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