A reporter's view of the Cortland TIF and Lincoln Yards

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on WCPT-AM's Ben Joravsky Show, Ben explores Dave's recent reporting on the Cortland/Chicago River tax-increment financing (TIF) district and the proposed Lincoln Yards real estate development.

Dave and Ben recap residents' objections to the Lincoln Yards development; how the Hideout became a focus of the Lincoln Yards challenges; and aldermanic power of TIF district approval. Also: Mr Bike's cold-weather biking tips, and city treasurer Kurt Summers' rebuke of Mayor Emanuel. Length 5.2 minutes standard, 32.5 minutes premium.

Outro music: "Tanzen K ID 22" by KieLoBot

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Article: "New TIF district would cover entire Lincoln Yards site" (Inside Chicago Government)