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Threatened Buildings; Ald. Backs Webster Square; More!

And now the latest from Curbed Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods and real estate.

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LINCOLN PARK: This week's big news was that Ald. Vi Daley, who has been sitting on the fence for over a year, finally came out in support of Webster Square, the mixed-use redevelopment of Lincoln Park Hospital. The development's opponents are rather peeved.

EVERYWHERE: Every year, Preservation Chicago releases the "Chicago 7," the organization's annual list of the city's most endangered historic buildings. This year's list includes Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Hospital, Children's Memorial Hospital, and the Century & Consumers buildings on State Street.

STREETERVILLE: After the condo bust, developer Related Midwest went back to the drawing board with their plans to build a new 58-story high-rise in Streeterville. Earlier this week, renderings were released of a shorter, boxier apartment building of about 40 stories.

MCKINLEY PARK: If you've ever taken the Orange Line to Midway, you probably noticed one home near Western Boulevard that towers over the others. Curbed went inside the boarded-up DuPont-Whitehouse house this week to see what's left of the historic 1875 home.

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