Posts Tagged ‘Tower of Prentice Women’s Hospital’

PRENTICE WINDOWS // JEFF PROKASH PART III

by Joshua Michael Demaree In 2013, when architect Betrand Goldberg’s infamous Prentice Women’s Hospital began to be demolished, the artist and cultural communities of Chicago that had fought to save the Brutalist tower, looked on in dismay. Chicago-based artist, Jeff Prokash, had a different reaction: rather than see the building as lost, he imagined what[…]

PRENTICE WINDOWS // JEFF PROKASH PART II

by Joshua Michael Demaree – Read Pt I here – Earlier this year, Chicago-based artist Jeff Prokash — beyond all expectations — was fortunate enough to become the owner of three iconic elliptical windows from famed architect Betrand Goldberg’s Prentice Women’s Hopsital in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood. The Brutalist tower, after a long and ill-fated fight[…]

PRENTICE WINDOWS // JEFF PROKASH PART I

By Joshua Michael Demaree When we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for; and let us think, as we lay stone on stone, that a time is to come when those[…]