Chicago is getting a massive casino that could rival Las Vegas operations in size and scope. But where will it go? Gov. J.B. Pritzker isn’t offering a site, but an opinion: not downtown.
A proposed new development just west of Soldier Field is seeking major state subsidies. Meet the developer and the local alderman – and hear about the plans for One Central.
A new study estimates that the proposed One Central development near Soldier Field would create 210,000 permanent jobs and generate $120 billion in taxes over 40 years.
Ghian Foreman, a South Side resident and developer, says the Obama Presidential Center can benefit all residents in Jackson Park and beyond.
After months of debate, the controversial $1 billion public subsidy for Lincoln Yards is now law. City Council approved the measure hours after Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot softened her opposition to the project.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot cut a deal on Lincoln Yards, confusing aldermen who were set to make a key vote Monday.
Two major projects – both of them controversial – got the full City Council vote Wednesday in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s second-to-last meeting.
Affordable housing, neighborhood overcrowding and transparency over TIF funds are dogging the massive Lincoln Yards proposal. The latest on that and other big development projects.
As religious congregations shrink, churches all over the city are being shuttered and converted into luxury residences. But not everyone is happy with the results.
Opponents of the $6 billion proposal are calling for more affordable housing units. “Affordable housing is a crisis throughout the entire city,” said Ald. James Cappleman, who is spearheading the opposition.
The massive plan for a “city within the city” moves one step closer to reality – but residents worry about what the transformation will mean for their communities.
A master plan for the $6 billion Lincoln Yards development is released. The developer says it has taken community concerns to heart, but critics say the plan is being pushed too fast.
Sterling Bay calls the project a “once in a lifetime opportunity to transform a former industrial site into a vibrant river front community.” But at least one alderman says the deal amounts to an unprecedented public giveaway to a private developer.
A $6 billion mixed-use development on the North Side is scheduled for a city vote next week, even though final plans have yet to be drawn up. Some aldermen and community groups are asking, “What’s the rush?”