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Chicago TIF grant: not all residents want to go down by the river

by Michelle Salemi
June 26, 2012



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Activists from Grassroots Collaborative protested Mayor Emanuel's decision to develop green space, using a TIF grant, for a highrise office building in the Loop.  Some Chicago residents want this money to be spent in blighted communities outside the downtown area.