Mayor Rahm Emanuel often touts $4 billion in 'Neighborhoods Now' projects. But those include a hodgepodge of public and private funds, from McCormick Place area improvements to millions for a private West Loop club that requires a headshot photo to get in.
The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority picked Pelli Clarke Pelli architects to design the controversial new event center that will be the home of DePaul Blue Demons basketball. Here's an early look at the design.
The Morning Shift gets down to brass tacks on TIFs that may be used for improvements a Navy Pier and McCormick Place. And as the south branch of the Red Line shuts down for the summer, CTA is on hand to answer questions.
As conventioneers pack up their model turbines and fly home from the 2013 Windpower exhibition at McCormick Place, they have the wind at their backs. That’s because the nation’s largest convention center announced this week it would purchase renewable energy certificates to offset 100 percent of its energy use with wind power.