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Chicago River development deepens economic potential

by Sonali Basak
May 09, 2013


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New research shows the Chicago River is adding to the city's bottom line. A non-profit group reports more than 52,000 construction jobs created and almost $8 billion in construction revenue from rising development around the river. Also, one local business shows us how the river has changed, and that economic growth is important for their dream to expand.