Residents of the neighborhood near McCormick Place will hear Thursday night from Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, DePaul University and city officials on plans to build a new arena for the Blue Demons and conventions.
In any case, however, the question of who ultimately foots the bill isn’t the one I’m interested in delving into today. Rather, it’s this: Is DePaul’s new arena actually a good thing for its students?
City Hall has unveiled plans to build a new arena for DePaul basketball at McCormick Place, as part of larger plans to upgrade the convention center and redesign much of Navy Pier.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday continued to duck reporters’ questions about the proposed sports and entertainment complex for McCormick Place.
DePaul University is about to sign a publicy-assisted deal to build a nearly $300 million basketball arena near McCormick Place, CBS 2 confirms.
Day two of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s job-poaching trip to Chicago took him to a huge trade show at McCormick Place on Tuesday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has learned which Chicago company he has in his sights: Performance Trust, a financial services firm based in the West Loop.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A breakfast sandwich maker is among the hot items on-display at the 2013 International Home and Housewares Show at McCormick Place this weekend. Mary Beth Brault details a new product from Hamilton […]
Michelle Obama was in town Thursday to kick off a new fitness initiative. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, the first lady even put on her workout clothes to help do it.
A new 1,200 room hotel is in the works for McCormick Place, the city announced on Tuesday.
Just south of McCormick Place is a district where African Americans flourished after the Civil War. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Paramedics were called to McCormick Place after receiving a report that more than a dozen revelers at President Barack Obama’s election night gathering were overcome by heat-related illnesses.
President Obama has arrived in Chicago, to once again spend Election Day in his hometown.
We’ve known for a while President Barack Obama would be spending Election Night in Chicago. Now, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports it appears the president’s Election Night event will be held inside McCormick Place.
A group of Lincoln Park business owners is calling on state lawmakers to take a second look at a controversial 30-year old city tax levied on thousands of restaurants in and near downtown.
McCormick Place on Saturday hosted 45,000 runners preparing for Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The runners picked up race materials, and got some advice from marathon coaches.
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Tourism officials are applauding the possibility of locating a new sports arena near McCormick Place.
Two major trade shows have extended their commitments to Chicago’s mammoth McCormick Place.
On the heels of a report about a possible move to the United Center for DePaul Blue Demons basketball, another account indicates that the university is also weighing far more ambitious plans.
A man died early Monday in a single-vehicle crash on Lake Shore Drive south of McCormick Place, police said.