It's going to be a lot harder to avoid this issue now.
Gehry, Gang and other leading architects urge Emanuel to save old Prentice Women's Hospital
Blair Kamin July 26, 2012
Los Angeles architect Frank Gehry and Chicago architect Jeanne Gang are among more than 60 prominent architects, educators and historic preservationists
who on Wednesday urged Mayor Rahm Emanuel to save architect Bertrand Goldberg's old Prentice Women's Hospital and grant city landmark status to the threatened structure.
...The signers include other prominent American architects, such as Malcolm Holzman of New York and Tod Williams and Billie Tsien of New York. Williams and Tsien just completed the new Barnes Foundation building in Philadelphia. Their Logan Center for the Arts will open in October at the University of Chicago.
Other Chicago architects who signed the letter include Joe Antunovich, David Brininstool, Dirk Denison, John Eifler, Philip Enquist, Doug Farr, Geoff Goldberg (Bertrand Goldberg's son), Phil Hamp, Donald Hackl, Gunny Harboe, Thomas Kerwin, Jackie Koo, Leonard Koroski, Ronald Krueck, Brian Lee, Dirk Lohan, Brad Lynch, Jeffery McCarthy, John Ronan, Ken Schroeder, Mark Sexton, Richard Tomlinson, Joe Valerio, John Vinci, Dan Wheeler, Ross Wimer and David Woodhouse.
Leading educators also signed, among them Donna Robertson, former dean of the architecture school at the Illinois Institute of Technology; Bob Somol, director of the school of architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago; Charles Waldheim, chair of landscape architecture at Harvard's graduate school of design and Sarah Whiting, dean of Rice University's architecture school.