The shattered south wall of the Morton Salt facility at 1301 N. Elston Av., and the giant mountain of salt that surged Tuesday through the breach, have become somewhat of a tourist attraction.
The company made the announcement about the $75 million project on Tuesday. The jobs figure would be reached by 2017.
The blaze broke out in an abandoned building in the 3600 block of South Homan Avenue, halting nearby railroad traffic on the Southwest Side, according to Fire Media Affairs.
The roof of the warehouse collapsed during the blaze, and the Fire Department said the structure was a total loss.
The blaze, reported just after noon, is in the basement of a five-story warehouse that used to be a furniture company at 1034 S. Kostner Ave.
A four-alarm fire destroyed a warehouse in Brighton Park overnight, and firefighters had to return to the scene a second time after extinguishing the blaze, when the fire reignited.
Joliet firefighters put out a blaze early Thursday at the shuttered Joliet Correctional Center, made famous for being used in the movie “Blues Brothers” and the TV show “Prison Break.”
Google Inc. said Thursday it will relocate its Chicago office to the Fulton Market district in the West Loop.
A Chicago Heights alderman is facing battery charges after allegedly breaking a co-worker’s thumb in February during an argument at a Chicago Heights School District 170 warehouse, police said.
Firefighters spent several hours Thursday working to put out an extra-alarm blaze at a warehouse building in far southwest suburban Grundy County.
CHICAGO (CBS) – Two weeks after a huge warehouse fire broke on the city’s South Side, there is still some smoke coming from the rubble and neighbors are concerned. Firefighters raised a 5-11 alarm, and […]
The Chicago Fire Department has determined the extra-alarm blaze that gutted a Bridgeport warehouse was caused when an open flame in the building ignited combustible material inside.
Firefighters were at the scene of an extra-alarm blaze at a large vacant warehouse in the Bridgeport neighborhood Tuesday night.
Service on the CTA’s Pink Line has been suspended between the 54th/Cermak and Polk stations because of the fire, which is near CTA property between California and Western avenues.
About 170 firefighters were brought in to fight a four-alarm blaze at a South Side warehouse Thursday night.
A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.
The car belonging to a man wanted for shooting a co-worker at a warehouse in downstate Manteno has been found in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood.
An arrest warrant has been issued for the man suspected of shooting a co-worker at a warehouse in far south suburban Manteno.
A man has been shot in downstate Manteno and a suspect is on the run.
A Chicago area-based charity that puts shoes on bare feet in developing countries is scrambling to find new warehouse space within the next few days.