The Daily Northwestern

Economic Development Committee approves loan for Music Institute of Chicago

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

April 24, 2013

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The Economic Development Committee on Wednesday unanimously granted the Music Institute of Chicago a $165,000 tax increment financing grant to move its headquarters to Evanston. The relocation from Wilmette will bring 34 jobs to...

Evanston aldermen stall vacation rental ordinances

Rachel Janik, Reporter

April 1, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Discussion of Evanston’s controversial vacation rentals stalled at City Council on Monday night after proposed ordinances failed to garner support from aldermen on the Planning and Development Committee. Vacation rentals...

Council approves high-rise project, Chicago/Main TIF district revitalization

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local, Politics

City Council approved an amended plan for a high-rise project on Emerson Street and established a special taxing district to revitalize the Chicago/Main area Monday night. Property owner Robert King and developer Fifield Companies...

Evanston aldermen consider $50,000 grant for tech incubator

Rachel Janik, Reporter

September 24, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council met to discuss disbursement of $50,000 in grant funds to Technology Innovation Center Monday, following which members of the council expressed their shock and grief at the recent shooting death of Evanston...