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2011-04-29 16:57:00

Summit on Smart City Design Identifies Challenges, Opportunities and Funding Sources Chicago, April 27-29, 2011 CHICAGO, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 300 designers, architects, and mayors came together in Chicago for the largest ever city design summit, working together to produce the blueprint for the USA, which is smart investing and smart design for American cities. Celebrating the Mayors Institute of City Design (MICD) - a partnership between the National Endowment of...

2011-04-22 16:16:00

Event Brings Together Mayors, Obama Cabinet Members, Top Design Professionals, and Special Guests to Examine the State of U.S. Cities and the Power of Arts & Design Key sessions to be live webcast** WASHINGTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 50 Mayors and design and development experts will convene at the Chicago Hilton April 27-29 for a National Summit on City Design to identify challenges, opportunities and funding sources for cities that work well....

2011-04-18 10:18:00

Event Brings Together Mayors, Obama Cabinet Members, Top Design Professionals, and Special Guests To Examine the State of U.S. Cities and the Power of Arts & Design Key sessions to be live webcast** WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors and design and development experts will convene at the Chicago Hilton April 27-29 for a National Summit on City Design to identify challenges, opportunities and funding sources for cities that work well. Participants will...

2010-03-29 09:00:00

CHICAGO, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Legum & Norman (L&N), Mid-West, a growing Chicago Community Association Management Firm, proudly represents the River Village Townhomes that won top honors for the second year in the Mayor Daley's 53rd Annual Landscape Awards. The awards are sponsored by the Chicago Department of Environment, and winners in several categories were honored recently during a ceremony at the Chicago Park District's Garfield Park Conservatory. "I am proud to honor...

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2009-09-09 15:11:52

The Chicago City Council Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution making taxpayers responsible for any possible 2016 Summer Olympics cost overruns. After initially voicing skepticism of a measure giving Mayor Richard Daley the authority to make such a commitment to the International Olympic Committee, it was a different story Wednesday as the Council approved the proposal by a 49-0 vote, The Chicago Tribune reported. The newspaper said Olympic Committee members have insisted the lack of...

2006-07-06 18:14:44

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - A jury on Thursday found Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's former patronage chief and three other one-time City Hall insiders guilty in a political hiring scandal. Daley has not been charged with wrongdoing but the verdict was an embarrassment for the mayor, who has led the third-largest U.S. city for 17 years and is Illinois' most influential Democrat. Federal prosecutors during a five-week trial claimed the four were part of a "corrupt clout...

2005-08-26 16:38:33

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Federal investigators questioned Chicago Mayor Richard Daley for nearly two hours on Friday about the city's hiring policies amid a corruption scandal that has snared two dozen city workers. Daley announced he was questioned by investigators from U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald's office and that he cooperated. Also on hand for the questioning, details of which were not disclosed, were the city's corporation counsel and Daley's personal attorney. Fitzgerald's...

2005-07-27 16:02:45

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Is the political noose tightening around Chicago Mayor Richard Daley? Local Republicans think so and they have offered $10,000 for information leading to Daley's indictment in the wake of federal corruption charges against dozens of underlings. "We no longer believe, even remotely, that this guy wasn't involved in patronage, which is just so pervasive in the city," Tom Swiss, spokesman for the Republican Party in Cook County, which includes Chicago, said on Wednesday of...


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