Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Dec 19, 2014 Mayor Emanuel and Alderman Dowell Open Motor Row Brewing
New Facility Will Help Motor Row Fulfill Its Role as a Link Between the South Loop and Near South Side


Dec 19, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces Third Phase of Large Lots Program with Expansion to Austin
Approximately 250 City-owned Lots Available for $1 Through January 2015; Part of Mayor Emanuel’s Five Year Housing Plan to Create, Improve and Preserve More than 41,000 Units of Housing


Dec 18, 2014 Mayor Emanuel and Choose Chicago Announce its Expansion in China with the Opening of its Fourth Office in Chengdu
The City of Chicago aims to further its growth and investment in China as Chinese visitation volume to the U.S. is expected to more than double by 2020


Dec 18, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces Final Agreement for $900 Million Wanda Vista Hotel and Residence
Project Will Create Over 2,500 New Jobs; $900 Million Investment is Largest-Ever by a Chinese Company in Chicago


Dec 16, 2014 Mayor's Commission For A Safer Chicago Releases Collaborative Anti-Violence Report
Community Process Brings City Staff, Community Leaders, Faith Leaders and Youth Together; Generates Proposals for Each to Address Violence


Dec 14, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, City Officials Celebrate Opening Of La Villita Park In Little Village
Skate park, playground, soccer fields, basketball courts and turf fields now open to the public


Dec 13, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate Opening of Maggie Daley Park
Skating ribbon, play garden, climbing features are now open to the public


Dec 12, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces Major Gains in Computer Science 4 All Program
In Inaugural Year, Number of Chicago Public School Students Taking Computer Science Classes Triples


Dec 11, 2014 Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools Announce $10 Million Investment in Arts Education For 2015
Creative Schools Funds Also Dedicating $1 Million to Support Arts Programs in Schools


Dec 11, 2014 Dr. Choucair to Leave After 5 Successful Years in Making Chicagoans Healthier
Head of Chicago Department of Public Health to be replaced by Dr. Julie Morita