Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Carjacked In BronzevilleAn off-duty Chicago police officer shot at several men after being carjacked near McCormick Place Friday night, according to the Chicago Police Department. Police are still searching for the suspects.
COVID-19 Hits McCormick Place Hard With Lost RevenueAs of July 11, 136 McCormick Place meetings were either canceled or postponed.
Trade Show Losses At McCormick Place Amid Pandemic Has Cost Nearly $1.7 BillionMore than $1.5 billion – that is the impact the coronavirus has had just at McCormick Place this year.
Trade Show Organizers Want Answers From City, State On When And Whether They Can Hold Events At McCormick PlaceMcCormick Place typically generates nearly $2 billion a year to Chicago's economy. The CBS 2 Investigators reached out to every single event planned there between now and the end of the year.
Status Report On Future McCormick Place Conventions In Wake Of COVID-19
International Manufacturing Technology Show Canceled At McCormick Place Due To PandemicIn a major blow to McCormick Place and the city’s economy, the massive International Manufacturing Technology Show – which had been scheduled for September – has been canceled.
As It Scales Back From COVID-19 Treatment Center, McCormick Place Could Begin Holding Conventions In July, Officials SayMcCormick Place, the convention center-turned COVID-19 treatment facility, could be back to hosting trade shows as early as July.
Slowed COVID-19 Spread Leaves Thousands Of Empty Beds At Alternate Care FacilitiesAs of Tuesday, just 29 patients had been treated at the McCormick Place alternate care facility. Four were still being treated there on Thursday..
Alternative Care Facility In Use At Converted McCormick PlaceThe first beds are now in use at the McCormick Place field hospital in Chicago. In just 26 days the facility was turned into an alternative care facility for people with mild to severe cases of COVID-19.
McCormick Place Alternate Care Facility Admits First COVID-19 PatientsCity officials are not releasing the number of patients being treated at McCormick Place, but said it began accepting patients on Tuesday.
Lightfoot: More than 2,200 Beds Ready At McCormick Place For COVID-19 Patients"I implore all Chicagoans and faith leader to celebrate any way you can as long as its done separate and consistent with the social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines."
Illinois Falls Short Of Goal For 10,000 Daily COVID-19 Tests This Week; 1,529 New Cases, 82 More Deaths“The buck stops with me, and we are still not where we need to be on the testing front,” the governor said.
Coronavirus In Illinois: First 500 Beds In Place At McCormick Place Alternate Treatment Site; COVID-19 Cases Jump To 8,904Crews have assembled 500 rooms and beds; 14 nursing stations; and full support rooms for supply storage, pharmacy needs, and housekeeping at McCormick Place.
Sources: Photo Shows McCormick Place Transformed With Hospital SetupHospital beds, enclosures, and curtains have been set up at McCormick Place as the city prepares it as an alternative care center during the coronavirus epidemic, sources said.
McCormick Place Being Converted To COVID-19 Alternative Care Facility; 500 Beds Arrive On SiteThe first shipment of 500 beds have already arrived.