A tour of the McCormick arena development area

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on the essence of TIF gerrymandering: accentuate the "blight;" city council okays the taking of private property but with no funding; and what it would take to move the landmark Rees House. Length 5.5 minutes standard, 17.5 minutes premium.

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Photos: Images from Dave and Ben's tour of the Michigan-Cermak area

Article: "Rahm gets into the real estate game—with your money" (Chicago Reader)

Article: "Come to the South Loop and see how Mayor Rahm's wasting your money" (Chicago Reader)