Welcome to CornerSpotter, Curbed's regular game in which you, fair readers, consult archival streetscape photos or postcard illustrations to identify the building(s) and/or location presented. Time to tap that reservoir of urban minutiae and flaunt it before your fellow readers. Fire away in the comments, and we'll reveal the correct identity and backstory tomorrow.
Don't go looking for this South Side medical complex— it's been gone for many years. Don't expect much onsite memorialization of the hospital's long lifespan either, begun in the 1890s and surviving into the mid-1900s. The park that partially takes its place doesn't even have a proper name. The remainder of the grounds stand undeveloped owing, in part, to the site's mass transit-challenged and aesthetically forbidding environment. The hospital, long affiliated with a larger entity, was moved to the opposite side of the Loop and became known as Chicago's "Cathedral of Healing" before it too was demolished. The old name was dissolved in the 1970s in further consolidation. What then is this hospital and its old address?
·Cornerspotter [Curbed Chicago]