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Report: Wirtz Family To Renovate Historic Downtown Building; Retail Tenants Must Go

A plan to renovate a historic downtown building will benefit the prominent Chicago family that owns it, but it may not be such good news for those who pay the rent.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2012

Much of the steel track, wooden rail ties, and ballast -- stones used to hold the rails and ties firmly in place -- are badly deteriorated along the Dan Ryan branch of the CTA Red Line, after 43 years of use. (Credit: CBS)

Public Meeting Planned On Dan Ryan Red Line Rehab

The Chicago Transit Authority on Monday night will hold the first in a series of public meetings about a bold plan to rebuild part of the CTA Red Line in a matter of months.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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How To Survive Parents Moving Into Your Chicago Home

FTo make the transition smoother for everyone, consider the following tips before moving an elderly parent in permanently.


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Alderman Opposes Key Parts Of Wrigley Renovation Plan

A Chicago alderman on Monday said he opposes parts of a plan that would allow the Chicago Cubs to generate more revenue out of Wrigley Field, according to a report in the Chicago Sun-Times.


Father Bob Lombardo of Our Lady of Angels explains the renovation of the historic church in Humboldt Park. (CBS)

Our Lady Of Angels Church Reborn With Help Of Volunteers

A Humboldt Park church synonymous with tragedy — a 1958 fire that killed 92 children next door — will be re-dedicated this weekend. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Wrigley Field Marquee (credit: Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Emanuel: City, Cubs Nearing Deal On Wrigley Field Renovation Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city is nearing a deal with the Cubs to renovate Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Concept art of a new LED scoreboard and new patio deck in the right field bleachers at Wrigley Field. (Credit: Chicago Cubs)

Cubs Roll Out Plan For Patio Deck, Scoreboard In Right Field

A new patio deck and overall look to the revamped right-field bleachers at Wrigley Field should be the most dramatic aesthetic change to the ballpark’s interior in years when it’s unveiled for the home opener April 5.


Mayor Emanuel addresses reporters Friday in Chicago. (CBS)

Emanuel: Epstein’s Arrival Has No Bearing On Wrigley Renovation Support

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his excitement about Theo Epstein coming to the Cubs has no bearing on to proposals for a publicly funded renovation of Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Union Station (CBS)

Architect Wants To Expand Union Station

CHICAGO (WBBM) — Union Station is running out of room for trains, even though Metra commuters are asking for more service, Amtrak is setting ridership records, and advocates want to make Union Station the hub […]

WBBM Newsradio–05/30/2011

Pickwick Theatre, Park Ridge

Owner Of Historic Park Ridge Theater Eyes $1.5M Renovation

Park Ridge’s Pickwick Theatre holds local and national designation as a historic building, but some very modern upgrades could be on the way.


Red Line Train

Red, Purple Line ‘L’ Plans Remain A Hot Topic

Two months after the CTA proposed closing five stops or even digging a new subway for the Red and Purple line ‘L’ system, improvements to the busy transit lines remains a hot topic.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Gery Chico

Chico Questions Wrigley Renovation Plan

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico is taking aim at the Cubs’ plan to renovate Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010