Navy Pier renovation

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007475" title="Richard M. Daley" href="/topic/politics/government/richard-m.-daley-PEPLT007475.topic">Mayor Richard Daley</a> talks with Alexander Lerner of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, while Gov. James Thompson chats with other members of the new board at a press conference about the renovation of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA0000140" title="Navy Pier" href="/topic/travel/tourism-leisure/navy-pier-PLTRA0000140.topic">Navy Pier</a>. Daley and Thompson vowed to revive the rotting Navy Pier and, with an infusion of state cash and a blue-ribbon board to oversee its rehabilitation, make it the city's shining jewel along the lakefront.

( Tribune archive photo / July 17, 1989 )

Mayor Richard Daley talks with Alexander Lerner of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, while Gov. James Thompson chats with other members of the new board at a press conference about the renovation of the Navy Pier. Daley and Thompson vowed to revive the rotting Navy Pier and, with an infusion of state cash and a blue-ribbon board to oversee its rehabilitation, make it the city's shining jewel along the lakefront.

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