2650 Ridge Avenue — Evanston Hospital

  • 2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL
  • Institutional
  • Built: 1919 – Present
  • Restored: 2008
Evanston Hospital construction photo
Evanston Hospital construction photo

The decorative penthouse at the center of the complex was tuckpointed and the stone balustrade replaced with new limestone units.

Evanston Hospital construction photo
Evanston Hospital construction photo

The multiple building additions and different roof levels meant setting up unique ways to access the work and move crews and material throughout the complex.

Evanston Hospital construction photo
Evanston Hospital construction photo

This is a view of the full complex from above. The multiple buildings and different roof levels posed a challenge to get to all of our work without disrupting daily hospital operations.

Evanston Hospital construction photo
Evanston Hospital construction photo

Certain buildings necessitated complete grinding and tuckpointing of the mortar joints. The window coverings were installed to protect the delicate hospital environment from our grinding dust.