11/15/2012 05:39 pm ET

Judge Prevents Demolition Of Former Prentice Women's Hospital -- For Now

A Cook County judge granted temporary landmark status to Northwestern University’s former Prentice Women’s Hospital on Thursday, meaning the city cannot issue a demolition permit for now.

“We’re going to do no harm to Prentice while this can be resolved.’’ said Judge Neil Cohen.

The next hearing is scheduled for Dec. 7.

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