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Vacant

Purple Hotel

Plans Moving Ahead To Redevelop Site Of Old Lincolnwood Hotel

Demolition and redevelopment are one step closer for a long-vacant Lincolnwood Hotel with a colorful exterior and a seedy history.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

Customers pick over the remnants at Chicago's last Borders store on Monday Sept. 12, 2011. (CBS)

Is There Life After Borders For Empty Retail Buildings?

The Borders chain has left behind empty stores. But as CBS2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, retail experts don’t expect them to be vacant very long.

09/12/2011

Franklin Park Fire

Vacant Motel Fire In Franklin Park Deemed Arson

The fire that destroyed a vacant motel in Franklin Park last week was deliberately set, investigators have ruled.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011