Amtrak officials plan to open restaurants, coffee shops, and a grocery store as part of a plan to make Union Station a destination location.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine offers a preview.
CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot pays a visit to the home of the Chicago Cubs, which is undergoing a major renovation.
The iconic 90-year-old Union Station is about to get a $12 million facelift, including upgrades to frequently crowded concourses, and improved temperature controls to avoid burst pipes that twice flooded the rail terminal this month.
The reasoning for adjusting the plan is so the Cubs can nab a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.
This isn’t your average run-of-the-mill locker room – no, sir. We’re in an age of bigger and better and Texas A&M went all out to make sure their football players are completely comfortable – you know, by offering all the creature comforts of home.
The Antioch Theatre will live on, after being on the brink of being closed for good.
In a video message released early Thursday, Chicago Cubs’ owner Tom Ricketts says the team is now moving ahead with an even more ambitious renovation plan.
The CTA will be getting an early start on a four-year project to completely overhaul the O’Hare branch of the Blue Line.
Walsh bid $43 million to build the riverwalk from State Street to LaSalle Street. The project is set to be completed by the end of 2014.
Illinois State Treasurer and Republican candidate for governor Dan Rutherford has disavowed the controversial the $50 million dollar renovation going on at the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, including expensive new doors at three entrances.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel acknowledged Tuesday there are still many details yet to be worked out in the deal on a $500 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field, but he doesn’t think that’s a problem.
The historic home of the Chicago Cubs will get a $500 million facelift, including its first electronic outfield video board, as part of a hard-fought agreement announced Sunday night between the City of Chicago and the ball team.
No face to face talks between City officials and the Cubs today. And still no deal on Wrigley renovations and Community development.
The Cubs and the city of Chicago are in the process of finalizing a deal for the renovation of Wrigley Field.
The Chicago Cubs and their Wrigleyville neighbors appeared close to an agreement Tuesday to give Cubs owners the green light for their planned renovation of the team’s landmark stadium.
With the Cubs’ self-imposed Monday deadline quickly approaching for a deal on $300 million in renovations for Wrigley Field, the major sticking point appears to be the size of a Jumbotron-style video screen the team wants for the stadium.
The Cubs’ $300 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field reportedly has early support from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but could face opposition from the owners of rooftop bars across the street, and the alderman allied with them.
The Cubs have given up efforts to persuade the city to divert tax revenues to help fund Wrigley Field renovations – for now, at least – and have shifted their efforts toward getting restrictions at the ballpark eased to allow more sponsorship revenue, Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said Saturday.
A $12 million renovation plan is in the works for Chicago’s century-old City Hall.