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Voices of Support

Voices of Support

Respected architectural firms, cutting-edge scientific organizations, leading medical researchers, and key civic, business and labor groups have voiced their support for finding tomorrow's cures. Read their letters to Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the importance of furthering life-saving research with a new facility on the site of old Prentice Women's Hospital.

Architectural Community

William R. Gustafson, Principal, Ballinger

Charles Smith, Principal, Cannon Design

James DeStefano

James Goettsch, Partner, Goettsch Partners

Michael Kaufman, Partner, Goettsch Partners

Dan Mitchell, Senior Vice President and Management Principal, NCR Chicago, HOK

Todd Halamka, Senior Vice President and Management Principal, NCR Chicago, HOK

Jeff Case, Principal, Holabird and Root

Richard L. Kobus, Senior Principal, Tsoi Kobus and Associates

Laurence Booth, Partner, Booth Hansen

Andrew Vazzano, Senior Vice President, Smith Group JJR

John Ochoa, President and CEO, FGM Architects

Robert C. Robicsek, Higher Education Studio Leader, and Enrique Suarez, Managing Principal, Harvey Ellis Devereaux

Medical and Scientific Community

Feinberg School of Medicine Researchers

Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization

Illinois Science Council

International Institute of Nanotechnology

Thomas Meade

Mark Ratner

Richard Silverman

Thomas O'Halloran

Civic and Business Organizations

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Streeterville Chamber of Commerce

Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago

Urban Initiatives

Greater North Michigan Avenue Association

Alliance of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce

Companies and Business Leaders

Ariel Investments

John W. Rogers, Jr., Chairman, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Ariel Investments

Walgreen Co.

Patrick J. Canning, Managing Partner, KPMG Chicago

Dennis FitzSimons, Chairman, Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Turner Construction Company

Labor and Trade Organizations

Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters

Sheet Metal Workers' Local 73

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 134

Chicago and Cook County Building and Construction Trades Council

Chicago Federation of Labor

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399

Chicago Pipe Fitters Local 597

The Chicago Laborers' District Council

Patient Advocacy Groups

CURED Foundation

Les Turner ALS Foundation

Lupus Foundation

Scleroderma Foundation

Zoe Foundation