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Architect Magazine Showcases Rush University Medical Center

Perkins+Will Design Noted as Iconic New Gateway for Chicago

Form follows function in this new Chicago hospital, designed by Ralph Johnson of Perkins+Will. The building’s efficiencies result in an iconic new gateway for the city, Katie Gerfen reports.

"While we weren’t looking to make an architectural iconic statement, that’s what happened,” says hospital executive vice president and COO Peter Butler. “We think it’s kind of a magnificent gateway to the city itself, and Rush always wanted to be viewed as Chicago’s hospital.”

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