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Mayor's Office

City secures fed funding for Riverwalk, eligible for O’Hare facility funds

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Thursday that the city secured federal funding for its Chicago Riverwalk development and is also eligible to apply for funding that would further an O’Hare airport expansion.


Emanuel won’t rule out property tax hike to fill CPS budget hole

New city program launched to attract data centers to Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday joined Server Farm Realty CEO Avner Papouchado for the official opening of the firm’s new downtown data center. The new facility, located at 840 S. Canal St. in the South Loop, is already in operation and the company is working to attract new clientele, according to a release from the mayor’s office.

Chicago draws near record 46M tourists in 2012

City of Chicago, Nike to offer Saturday basketball clinics for kids all summer

Largest Internet retailer trade show to remain at McCormick Place

Trade show organizer GLM has agreed to hold its Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition in Chicago over the next several years.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced in a press release Friday that GLM inked a 6-year extension of its contract with the city to hold the IRCE at McCormick Place, which will keep the show in Chicago through 2020.

Emanuel makes formal request to bring the Super Bowl to Soldier Field

Emanuel reports $409,000 in 2012 earnings

Emanuel sees tough choices on school budget

Mayor proposes “first of its kind” cargo center at O’Hare

Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed the development of a cargo center at O’Hare International Airport that would store perishable items such as flowers, food, and medicine.

On Wednesday, Emanuel introduced to the City Council the measure establishing an agreement with Chicago Perishable Center, Inc. for the operation of a 27,000 square foot center just east of O’Hare’s Terminal 5. If the measure receives the Council’s approval, the center will open next year.