Only a wealthy businessman stands in the way of the mayor’s $92 million South Loop arena and hotel plan.
Tag: Eminent Domain
Come to the South Loop and see how Mayor Rahm’s wasting your money
Come to the South Loop and see how Mayor Rahm’s wasting your money.
Goliath and me
Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley document an eminent domain battle in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Buy High, Sell Low
Most of us would agree that it’s great news—that it’s about-freaking-time news—when the city announces it’s forged a deal to bring a supermarket to a longtime food desert in Roseland. Many of us might also wonder if it should have taken less than ten years and cost less than $3 million in taxpayer money.
A victory for the “blighted”
The city backs off from its plan to displace merchants on the 4800 block of North Western.
The “blighted” fight back
Faced with a City Council vote that could seize their property, Lincoln Square merchants threatened with eminent domain try to rally the opposition.