$1B will transform historic Chicago hospital to hotel

Redevelopments of older properties are always a challenge, particularly, as in the case of Cook County Hospital, when the structures have been neglected and are in various stages of decay.

Crews working on the redevelopment of Pier 70 in San Francisco are likely facing those same issues as they start renovating the pier’s historic structures. The revamped buildings will be part of a new, mixed-use complex that will eventually offer 2,150 market-rate and affordable residential units, 1.7 million square feet of commercial space and 480,000 square feet of retail and other space.

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