Former Illinois comptroller and gubernatorial candidate Dan Hynes is among the new appointees to the board of McPier, the joint City of Chicago and State of Illinois agency that oversees McCormick Place.
Mayor Emanuel on Friday took questions on a variety of topics: McPier, the demonstrators trying to camp out in Grant Park and a proposed crackdown on some dog owners. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
An out-of-state company that already operates Soldier Field has been named to run McCormick Place.
The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition authority announced today that it will lease Navy Pier to a newly formed not-for-profit corporation, which will separately govern and manage the pier.
A city planning group is recommending some major changes to Navy Pier, including a new, year-round Ferris wheel and a new family attraction to replace the Chicago Children’s Museum.
McCormick Place is further sweetening the pot to keep conventions in Chicago.