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O'Hare terminal getting up to speed

O'Hare terminal getting up to speed

CHICAGO — For years, the dining options beyond security in O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 5, for international travel, were so limited that travelers couldn't buy a cup of coffee. Next year, however, those heading to all corners of the world via Chicago will be able to eat food prepared by some of the city's most recognizable names, buy pricey jewelry and get a massage.

City officials offered details about the $26.2 million upgrade to Terminal 5 at the nation's second-busiest airport. The upgrade is expected to be finished by fall 2013.

Rosemarie Andolino, head of the Chicago Department of Aviation, said the improvements are both a bid to stimulate more...