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The McCormick Place Townhomes project is slated to spread the three-bedroom townhouses over three buildings with enclosed parking at 66 and 72 McCormick Place. It is located on little more than half an acre of vacant land at the southeastern edge of the city's Central Business District near the ballpark.
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The association's annual meeting will take place January 10 -15 and represents 3,600 attendees and $6.3 million in estimated direct expenditures.
ASA is returning to Chicago in October 2016 after placing the top bid on an auction package that included a future convention at McCormick Place.
"The action we have taken today is the latest and one of the most significant in a series of historic reforms that have been greeted with overwhelmingly positive support from the convention and trade show industry."
According to the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, the McCormick Place reforms have already resulted in more than two-dozen tradeshows either re-committing to host their shows in Chicago or committing to bring their business to Chicago for the first time.
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General contractors Freeman and Global Experience Specialists Inc., both of which control three out of four trade shows at McCormick Place and nationwide, have denied gouging exhibitors. But they also have been reluctant to open their books to prove it, citing proprietary and competitive reasons.
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Since last year's McCormick Place legislation, the convention center has reduced its payroll, restructured its debt, lowered food costs and is finally adding more hotel rooms. But critics say the law did nothing to curb the worst trade show abuses: the inflated costs imposed on exhibitors by the general contractors and the trade associations themselves, for freight handling, floor space and hotel rooms, as reported by Crain's in June.
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By 2009, McCormick Place was desperate to refinance. The recession had hit the convention business hard, and McPier had already tapped $57 million in state sales tax revenue to make its debt payments. Without refinancing, it was on track to consume up to $800 million more in sales taxes by 2027. Running short of cash to pay its bills, McPier officials kept raising prices for food and electrical services at McCormick Place.
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Sarah provides many of the laughs as the shin kicking and egg smashing Helen McCormick alongside a cast that also boasts Daniel Radcliffe, Padraic Delaney and Pat Shortt, in the first of McDonagh’s Aran Islands Trilogy. The story of McDonagh’s black comedy centres around Billy who wants desperately to get involved in the shooting of a movie taking place on nearby Inishmore, if only to escape his own mundane life. Billy is also infatuated with Helen and you could say all his endeavours are designed to show her there is more to him than just ‘Cripple Billy’.
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State Rep. Angelo "Skip" Saviano, an Elmwood Park Republican who sponsored three McPier refinancing bills, isn't holding his breath. The issues at McCormick Place went way beyond labor, he says. "The issue was giving the contractors more control over every aspect of McCormick Place," he says. "With that kind of control all over the country, then they can start shopping the shows to the cities that will give them the biggest incentives. That's where we're heading."