Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Development
Phase III Construction
In order to achieve 100% private rooms throughout the campus, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center plans to build a tower expansion consisting of 232 universal-size private rooms and a replacement birthing center. For more information on this project, please refer to the Advocate’s “Introduction to Community” Presentation.
Phase II Construction
Two construction projects will take place in 2021 so we can continue to provide convenient access to high-quality care.
- 913 W. Wellington (Behavioral Health Services and Pediatric Development Center): Construction of the building is complete with Behavioral Health Services and Pediatric Developmental Center currently treating patients. The traffic calming pedestrian crossing “bump outs” and paving on Wellington Ave. in front of the new building are in the final stages of construction. Associated minor sidewalk and curb alignment activities will be complete at the end of July 2021 as scheduled. There are no construction activities planned after July for this building at this time.
- Sheffield building: Construction of this building is on schedule for completion in July with occupancy of the center at the end of August. Street paving and sidewalk restoration on Wellington, Sheffield, and Nelson streets will be complete at the end of July. The parking garage will open in August to support the new clinic and main hospital.
- Demolition of the 3040/3048 N. Wilton building: Demolition of the 3040/3048 N. Wilton building will begin in early July with completion in August. Work hours for the demolition will adhere to the City of Chicago noise ordinance, Monday-Sunday, 8 am to 8 pm (7 days a week) and construction/truck traffic will NOT impact Barry Ave.Please anticipate some construction noise, traffic disturbances, and street closures as these projects progress this summer:
- Minor noise from engine idling will continue during the daytime hours.
- More substantial noise, street closures, and traffic disturbances in the surrounding area will occur for street paving activities.
Please contact Illinois Masonic Medical Center or the City of Chicago 44th Ward office with any questions or concerns.