Megadevelopments like Lincoln Yards could face light footing

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky Show, Dave describes his recent reporting on megadevelopments and Lincoln Yards.

Dave and Ben discuss aldermen's shock and outrage at Mayor Lightfoot's elevation of Ald. Waguespack, and the new mayor vs. the "Beale-Burke axis" in a City Council shake-up.

On megadevelopments and Lincoln Yards, Dave and Ben talk about the Lightfoot administration's hint at possible slow-walking; whether former planning dept. Commissioner David Reifman was a public servant or real estate cheerleader; how developer Sterling Bay ended up with ownership of the Chicago River's banks; and what prompted Friends of the Chicago River to support Lincoln Yards.

Length 6:7 minutes standard, 28.8 minutes premium.

Outro music: "Epic Hip Hop" by AShamaluevMusic

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Article: "David Reifman has left the building" (Chicago Reader)