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Prentice lost, but not without a fight

The City of Chicago has issued Northwestern University a demolition permit for Prentice, yet for some, there remain some troubling issues. In an impressive bit of research, Cheryl Kent and Ron Grossman have published a stark and revealing article about inappropriate political (and business) influence into the landmarking process. Their article was published on the Tribune's site (April 11, 2013), and requires logging in. For those without access, here is a PDF of the text:

When Politics Gets in the Way