Chicagoan Submits Pro-Lucas Museum Petition To Adversary GroupNo Jedi mind tricks here. Gino Generelli collected 2,500 signatures and took them to the Friends of the Parks organization. WBBM's Mike Krauser reports.
Protesters Demand Parks Group Drop Lucas Museum LawsuitScores of protesters rallied outside the Loop headquarters of the civic group Friends of the Parks on Thursday, demanding they drop their lawsuit blocking filmmaker George Lucas from building his proposed museum on the lakefront.
Friends Of The Park Group Has Long History Of Fighting Lakefront DevelopmentCBS 2's Jim Williams takes a closer look at Friends of the Parks, its mission and its history.
What Is Chicago Losing If Lucas Museum Goes Elsewhere?
Emanuel Taking Lucas Museum Fight To Federal Appeals CourtA day after George Lucas and Mellody Hobson said they've begun exploring options outside Chicago for their proposed lakefront museum, the Emanuel administration said it would be going to a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit holding up the project.
Lucas Museum's Chicago Plan Now Appears DeadGeorge Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson have pulled the plug on plans for their museum in Chicago.
Friends Of The Parks Opposes Emanuel's Compromise Plan For Lucas MuseumDespite agreeing to temporarily halt their lawsuit challenging the original plan for "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' lakefront museum, Friends of the Parks said Tuesday it would oppose any plan to put the museum along Lake Michigan, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed compromise at McCormick Place.
McCormick Architect Helmut Jahn Pans Lucas Museum PlanHelmut Jahn, the architect of the original McCormick Place East building, not surprisingly doesn’t think much of the idea of tearing it down to make way for the George Lucas Museum.
Friends Of The Parks Group Withholding Opinion On McCormick Place Site For Lucas MuseumThe “Friends of the Parks” seem to be holding off on any public opinion about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest proposal for a George Lucas Museum, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
McCormick Place Plan For Lucas Museum Under ScrutinyFiscal watchdogs are giving poor marks to Mayor Emanuel's billion dollar plan for the Lucas Museum.
Emanuel Fully Backs Plan To Locate Lucas Museum On Site Of McCormick Place EastWith the original site of the George Lucas Museum tied up in court, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his administration is fully behind the alternative plan to locate the museum on land now used for the aging McCormick Place Lakeside Center, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.