With Navy Pier headed toward a re-design in the next couple years, can the design continue to attract so many tourists? And, Matteson, Illinois, officials are closing Lincoln Mall. What does this imply about the future economy of the south suburbs?
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.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announced a multi-million dollar renovation plan Thursday that includes remodeling Navy Pier and building a 10,000-seat basketball arena near McCormick Place that would be the home court of DePaul University's basketball teams.