Ozzy Ordoñez got his degree through the P-TECH program codeveloped by IBM.
Also, the owner of the Willis Tower is investing in a $500 million renovation.
With the Willis Tower and other downtown buildings fetching record sales prices, it’s a good time to remember how much TIF money we’ve sunk into these areas.
Tallness: You know it when you see, says the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Mayor Emanuel praises United for returning money it was required to return anyway
I read it so you don’t have to, though you probably should
In the market for some property? Consider Willis Tower, which last sold for $840 million. (Sun-Times) The city will consider preservationists’ bid to save Northwestern’s Prentice Hospital. (Sun-Times) A report says the Cubs are in violation of Major League Baseball’s debt service rules, which means the team might — MIGHT — not have enough money […]
This year there are more farmers’ markets to choose from than ever, from Green City Market and the large city-sponsored one in Federal Plaza to markets in so-called food deserts like Pullman and Lawndale. Our annual guide follows. MONDAY Loyola 3:30-6 PM, 6/6-10/17, 6542 N. Sheridan TUESDAY City Farm Market Stand 3-6:30 PM Tue-Fri, 7/12-9/30, […]
State money is rolling into the west side where a sound stage — where Kelsey Grammar’s TV series Boss, in which he plays the mayor of Chicago, is being filmed — raises hopes for the city’s film industry. (Sun-Times) Blair Kamin examines Mayor Daley’s legacy on urban design, giving props for Millennium Park, a so-so […]
Barack Obama had Shepard Fairey.
Miguel del Valle has Maya Escobar.
Who will emerge as the pro-skyscraper candidate for mayor?
Candidates for the county board presidency call for shining some daylight on the city’s TIF budget.
United Airlines is set to get a $35.4 million handout from the city. Is anything in place to make sure taxpayers are getting their money’s worth?
How will Daley balance the 2010 budget? Prepare for higher property taxes—but not till after the 2016 Olympics are sited.