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Related Group starts $500M tower on Chicago waterfront

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400 Lake Shore will replace the abandoned Chicago Spire project with two residential buildings and a new public park.

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Chicago Bears Shift New Stadium Focus to Lakefront Site

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The Chicago Bears are looking at investing more than $2 billion into a publicly-owned domed facility just south of Soldier Field, the team’s existing home in downtown Chicago.

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River Flow Reversed to Solve Sewage Problem for Chicago

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During the 19th century, Chicago’s sewage got dumped into the Chicago River and flowed into Lake Michigan. Because the city’s drinking water was, and still is, drawn from the lake via two mile-long tunnels, officials feared that the sewage would endanger the water supply.

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Chicago Migrant Shelter Construction Halted, Union Files Picket Notice

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Chicago and security contractor will not begin work on migrant camp after state Gov. Pritzker required a review by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.

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James Hardie Industries Unveils New Chicago Headquarters

Business Facilities

Cement manufacturer James Hardie now has a place on the Chicago skyline with a new 68,000-square-foot U.S. The post James Hardie Industries Unveils New Chicago Headquarters appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine. headquarters.

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Chicago nonprofit recruits hundreds to apprenticeships

Construction Dive

Hire360 targets recruiting minorities and women to the trades, leveraging partnerships with big name developers, contractors and unions.

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Former Chicago Alderman Ed Burke Found Guilty of Racketeering, Bribing Developers

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Former Chicago Alderman Ed Burke, 79, faces a minimum of 30 years in prison after being convicted of bribery of developers and racketeering conspiracy.

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