Dan Hynes

Former Comptroller Hynes Among New McPier Board Members

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.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Mayor Emanuel addresses reporters Friday in Chicago. (CBS)

Emanuel Touts McPier Accord, Announces New Shows

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.


McCormick Place (CBS)

Company Picked To Run McCormick Place Privately

An out-of-state company that already operates Soldier Field has been named to run McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

Navy Pier

Navy Pier To Be Leased To New Oversight Agency

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.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2011

Navy Pier

Report Calls For Overhaul At Navy 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.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2010

McCormick Place

McCormick Place Offering New Incentives

McCormick Place is further sweetening the pot to keep conventions in Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–10/23/2010