All the pressure will be on Chicago’s 50 aldermen when Mayor Rahm Emanuel formally introduces what could be the largest property tax increase in modern Chicago history as part of his budget plan — that’s because they will be the ones ultimately deciding whether to hit property owners with a bigger tax bill.
We look back to a speech about fair housing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made 50 years ago tomorrow in Winnetka. Crain’s Chicago Business Real Estate reporter Dennis Rodkin stops by to talk about new housing along the Chicago river. Filmmaker Kris Swanberg on her new film "Unexpected." And finally, Sandra Bernhard, comedian, actress and provocateur, stops by the studio.
We wrap up the Illinois legislative spring session. Dennis Rodkin brings us the latest in real estate news. We look at preparation for same sex marriages in Illinois. And, the music of jazz pianist Jason Moran.