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Extra Extra: Chicago Credit Rating Now 'Junk'

By Rachel Cromidas in News on May 12, 2015 10:30PM


  • Following a ruling on the city's beleaguered pensions, the city's credit rating has fallen to junk' status. [Tribune]

  • For the first time since 1988, Iceland Air will have service to O'Hare International Airport. [Crain's]

  • The South Side neighborhood of Pullman is getting a bike wheel/rap battle/zucchini dome. [DNAinfo]

  • The Goodman Theatre has unveiled plans for The Alice, a new educational center that will adjoin the downtown theater. [Reader]

  • New York City's under-construction Nordstrom Tower could eclipse the Willis Tower for the second-tallest building in the U.S., a status it begrudgingly accepted in 2013 when One World Trade Tower stole away the title of the tallest. [Sun-Times]

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