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As Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushes McCormick Place as the new location for the Lucas Musuem, a group of faith and community leaders met Tuesday to throw their support behind the plan. WBEZ's Lauren Chooljian will bring us the latest.  

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While a monthslong architecture celebration underway in Chicago, there are some big changes in store for the city’s architectural landscape. We discuss the planned and potential changes to the city’s skyline with Lee Bey, host of Rivet Radio’s Architecture360; and architect and author Edward Keegan. 

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At half an acre, the rooftop garden atop McCormick Place West is the largest in the entire region. We revisit the backstory behind this little-known space. Read an article.

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At half an acre, the rooftop garden atop McCormick Place West is the largest in the entire region. We bring you the backstory behind this little-known space. Read an article.

Navy Pier & McCormick Place

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We hear what you had to say about the mayor's plans to expand McCormick Place and overhaul Navy Pier when we read some of our viewer feedback.

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The mayor unveils grand plans for Navy Pier and McCormick Place. We talk with the heads of Navy Pier and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority about the proposal.

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According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the city is planning a 12,000-seat arena at McCormick Place that could house the DePaul Blue Demons. The University of Chicago's Allen Sanderson breaks down the economics of a new stadium.

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Elizabeth Brackett reports with reaction to President Obama's victory from his headquarters at McCormick Place.

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Phil Ponce and his panel talk about President Obama’s election night party at McCormick Place. Watch the web-exclusive conversation.

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Journalists from around the world converged on McCormick Place. Even though access was restricted, most reporters gave high marks to NATO summit organizers. Elizabeth Brackett reports.

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Thousands of journalists from around the world are descending on the city. We take you inside McCormick Place to show you how the international media is getting ready to cover the event. 

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As the NATO summit draws increasingly closer, Chicagoans are preparing for an influx of people traveling to protest the international gathering.

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The NATO security perimeter around McCormick Place is disclosed. Does it protect protesters as well as NATO ministers? Carol Marin and her panel have the details.

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Metra, Amtrak and South Shore trains will run under McCormick Place during the NATO summit next month, according to the Secret Service. Due to security measures, however, there may be delays. 

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Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on!

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Kris Kridel

Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM joins us to discuss the year's top business stories, including the protracted battle over corporate tax breaks.

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