| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:27 PM
State officials agreed Wednesday to spend $4.8 million to complete design plans for a major renovation of the central Enoch Pratt Free Library.
The move indicates the state will approve additional funding for a $99 million renovation of the 1930s-era,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
MPI/Dark Sky Films will be releasing a restored version Tobe Hooper's 1974 "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" in celebration of the film's 40th anniversary.
The South by Southwest Film Festival will unveil the restoration Monday at the Topfer Theatre in...
| Mar 14, 2014
Voters in the March primary will decide whether Glenbard High School District 87 can borrow $35 million to upgrade its buildings.
If the tax increase is approved, debt will be refinanced so the tax rate will not be increased for the bond and interest...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Baltimore Housing Authority's plan to sell 22 of its 28 apartment and townhouse complexes drew dozens of concerned tenants and workers Wednesday to a City Council committee hearing.
Floyd Vines, a resident at J. Van Story Branch high-rise, one of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Officials at New Trier Township High School District 203 have named the Chicago-area firm Wight & Company as the winner of the district's recent design competition that garnered proposals for a potential $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:00 PM
When it comes to a battered environment, few places can match Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park, an empire of weeds, trash and vagrant encampments surrounding a polluted lake crawling with nonnative snails as big as baseballs, voracious water snakes and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Just 10 days before Christmas 2009, Ganel Appolon found an envelope taped to his front door. He and his family were being evicted from their Tamarac home.
Appolon had fallen behind on his mortgage payments, and the lender repossessed the property...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Illinois tollway officials gave early approval to plans to spend $7.1 million restoring wetlands in Orland Grassland South, one of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's newest sites.
Last summer, the tollway announced it would partner with the Cook...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Broward Health North is breaking ground on a $70 million renovation that will add more operating rooms and a state-of-the art Emergency Department to handle a growing number of trauma patients.
Plans also include a new energy plant and an updated...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts said Wednesday that he remains confident the team’s $575 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field and develop the surrounding area will receive the necessary approval from the city.
“Yeah, I think we’...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
30 Rock is getting a bit of a face-lift.
NBCUniversal unveiled Wednesday its plans to upgrade and enhance operations at its iconic 30 Rockefeller Plaza broadcasting headquarters in New York City.
The multi-year renovation and restoration includes the...