Johns Hopkins University unveils a transparent design for the new Henrietta Lacks Research Building

The legacy of Henrietta Lacks, a Black woman from Baltimore County who underwent treatment for cervical cancer at Johns Hopkins University in the 1950s and whose cell samples still remain in use for scientific research, will live on with the construction of a new building at the prestigious research university’s East Baltimore Medical Campus. Plans for the facility were first announced by Johns Hopkins in 2018, with a design by North Carolina-based Vines Architecture unveiled late last week.

The Henrietta Lacks Research Building will rise directly adjacent to Deering Hall, a squat red brick building originally built in 1879 as a police station that

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