Plan Commission Goes All in On Latest Navy Pier Plan
Aug19

Plan Commission Goes All in On Latest Navy Pier Plan

  Thanks to a vote from the Chicago Plan Commission, your next trip to Navy Pier could involve a little bit of ice skating, a stroll above the waves of Lake Michigan, and an overnight stay. Commissioners yesterday approved the latest $140 million+ plan to renovate and improve Chicago’s number one tourist attraction.  Among the items given the go-ahead from the plan overseen by New York’s James Corner Field Operations:...

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More Change Planned For the Region’s Number One Tourist Attraction
Jul28

More Change Planned For the Region’s Number One Tourist Attraction

The same people who brought New York its famous High Line have unveiled their latest vision for Navy Pier. As we’ve noted before, renovation and expansion plans for Navy Pier aren’t exactly rare animals.  Sometimes it seems like you can set your clock by the semi-regular parade of proposals that come down the pike and, for the most part, fail to turn into anything real.  But the ‘Pier is getting more serious these...

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