News Coverage: Daley Plaza


March 19, 2012 @ 5:00 PM

Chicago denies permit for NATO protest


The city of Chicago is denying a permit request for demonstrators to march against the NATO summit here this May, saying the necessary crowd control would be "a drain on existing police resources."


August 02, 2011 @ 7:04 AM

Suspicious envelope at Daley Center contained drywall dust


Cook County’s vital statistics office in the Loop was closed briefly Tuesday morning after an employee opened an envelope “filled with white powder,” according to Courtney Greve with County Clerk David Orr’s office, which oversees that office. 

April 16, 2010 @ 7:00 AM

Claypool hunts for signatures at Tea Party protest

In his quest to get on the ballot as an independent candidate for assessor, Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool is leaving no stone unturned.

Credit: Mikasi/Flickr

His campaign was at yesterday's Tea Party protest at Daley Plaza, asking the 1,000 or so people there to support his bid. Read more...

January 19, 2010 @ 1:00 AM

The CTA's Block 37 blues


Many of the Block 37 shops are already open, and others are coming soon.  Credit: Geoff Dougherty

For 20 years, Block 37 was an infamous sinkhole in the middle of the Loop. Flanked by Daley Plaza and Marshall Field’s, one of the most prestigious pieces of real estate in Chicago sat barren, swallowing up idea after idea. Read more...

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