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City looks to ease Trump-inspired sign limits as Salesforce eyes huge office lease on Chicago River

City looks to ease Trump-inspired sign limits as Salesforce eyes huge office lease on Chicago River

The 20-foot-tall letters spelling “T-R-U-M-P” on the city’s second-tallest building prompted Chicago aldermen four years ago to regulate the installation of large signs on office buildings.

Now, Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to tweak that ordinance to help secure a huge expansion by software firm Salesforce in a new riverfront skyscraper.

The city’s Department of Planning and Development on Wednesday unveiled a plan that would allow larger signs on office towers, depending on how high signs are placed. The proposal will be introduced at Thursday’s City Council meeting.

San Francisco-based Salesforce is in talks to lease 500,000 square feet or more in the...

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