Unity Temple Reopens After Multi-Million Dollar RenovationsAfter years of multi-million dollar renovations, the Unity Temple in Oak Park is finally ready to reopen.
Renovation Plans To Remove Fence In Chicago Park Sparks Security TalkA community meeting was called to discuss the renovation plans to enhance Seneca Park & Eli M. Schulman Playground in Streeterville.
City Plans For CTA's Cottage Grove Green Line Station RenovationsMayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Congressman Bobby Rush, CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. and Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld announced Monday the plans to renovate CTA's Cottage Grove Green Line station and its surrounding area.
Willis Tower In Chicago Prepares For A $500M Face-LiftWillis Tower in Chicago is preparing for a $500 million face-lift under an ambitious plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel supports.
3 Union Station Platforms Closing For RepairsThree platforms at Union Station have been closed for maintenance, forcing commuters to walk a bit further to get to their trains.
Schock Reimbursed Government For Costs Of "Downton Abbey" Office DecorIllinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid the U.S. government $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorating his congressional office in the style of the TV show "Downton Abbey," according to financial records reviewed by The Associated Press.
Damen Blue Line Station Closed For 2 MonthsThe Wicker Park neighborhood station will be closed for 63 days and is scheduled to reopen Dec. 22, according to the CTA’s website. Blue Line service is available at the adjacent stations, Western and Divison.
California Blue Line Station Closed For Six Weeks One of the oldest ‘L’ stations in the city has been shut down for six weeks, to undergo a major renovation.
U Of I Expected To Boost Arena Renovation BudgetThe basketball arena's renovation budget would increase from $165 million to $169.5 million if the trustees agree. The extra money would cover additional costs related to a new scoreboard, video boards, marquee and other items.
Quinn Makes Minor Changes To $35.7B BudgetThe Chicago Democrat cut $250 million for renovations to the state Capitol from the $35.7 billion spending plan, saying the state can't afford to move forward with improvements this year. He also said he has directed state agencies to make additional cuts, including selling half the state's 21 airplanes.
Northwestern Announces $3.75 Billion Fundraising EffortThe private suburban Chicago university says the money will be used to a series of new buildings and renovations while also endowing professorships, creating scholarships and supporting research, among other plans.
State Supreme Court To Hold Full Term In ChicagoIt's the first time the state's highest judicial authority is sitting for a full term outside the capital in nearly 120 years.