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?
This Friday an unconventional walking tour will lead participants through a series of publically accessible -- if rarely seen -- parts of Chicago’s Loop: its lobbies, Pedway passages, shortcuts, corridors, and other indoor interstitial spaces.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he wants to open city tourism offices in Brazil, Germany and Japan this year.Emanuel says he wants to "dramatically" increase the number of visitors to Chicago. He spoke Thursday to members of the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau.