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Michael Reese Hospital – neighborhoods and patients

Excerpts from the book All our Lives: A centennial history of Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, 1881-1981, Sarah Gordon, ed. Streets on the West Side provided a sharp contrast to the quiet neighborhood around the hospital. The “Jewish Ghetto,” which extended from Blue Island Avenue to Canal Street, and from Taylor Street to 14th Place, […]