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Plan Commission Approves UChicago Cancer Center In Hyde Park

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the new Cancer Center at 5654 S Drexel Avenue on the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park. Located north of the intersection with E 57th Street, the new center will replace one of the last remaining open spaces occupied by a parking lot within the existing hospital complex. Proposed by the university and designed by local firm CannonDesign, the project builds on the recently started Harper Court Phase 2 nearby as the institution continues to grow its medical and life sciences departments.

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UChicago Medicine Reveals Expanded Plans for Cancer Center in Chicago’s South Side

UChicago Medicine is making progress in its efforts to construct a new free-standing cancer center in Hyde Park. The proposed facility, which was announced in February 2022, has undergone significant changes since then, including an increase in size and cost. The revised proposal now includes a total area of 575,000 square feet and an estimated cost of $815 million, up from the original estimates of $633 million and 500,000 square feet.

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Updated Plans Revealed for Harper Courts Phase 2 in Hyde Park

The University of Chicago and developers Beacon Capital Partners and Trammell Crow have unveiled the new designs and scope of Harper Courts Phase 2 in Hyde Park. The proposed 13-story medical research office building will support nearly 300,000 square feet of lab space, one-sixth of which will be set aside for the University of Chicago. The contained block lies just west of the railroad tracks, bound by E 52nd Street to the north, S Lake Park Avenue to the east, E 53rd Street to the south, and S Harper Avenue to the west.

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University Of Chicago Announces Initial Plans For Cancer Center In Hyde Park

The University of Chicago has announced initial details for a new medical development at 5646 S Drexel Avenue on their Hyde Park campus. The new building would be located on the northwest corner with E 57th Street and will be replacing a surface parking lot in the heart of the university‚Äôs medical district. The project’s developer University of Chicago Medicine will be taking their first round of information to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board seeking the necessary approval to begin design development for the property.

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