Where will the chicago bears settle down? No one's sure
- Do Mike and team really need subsidy? Borden, Jeff // Crain's Chicago Business;4/17/95, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p1
Reports on the plan of Chicago Bears to construct a stadium in the area. Bears owner and Chief Executive Michael McCaskey's plan to tap taxpayers for a portion of the cost of the facility; Estimated construction cost; Sources of funds.
- Going for the honey pot: Say no to Bears subsidy. // Crain's Chicago Business;4/17/95, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p12
Opinion. Comments on Chicago Bears owner Michael McCaskey's request that Illinois taxpayers pay two-thirds of the construction cost for a football stadium. Criticism on McCaskey's plan; Call for the dismissal of McCaskey's plan; Points out the benefits of McCaskey's plan on Bears.
- Forget McDome: Buy the Bears. Borden, Jeff // Crain's Chicago Business;03/24/97, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p1
Reports that the city of Chicago in Illinois could purchase the Chicago Bears football team, instead of building a stadium. Cost of the stadium; Lack of civic ownership in the National Football League (NFL); Comments from Michael Reinfeldt, chief financial officer of the Green Bay Packers;...
- Can a Bears stadium plan finally cross the goal line? // Crain's Chicago Business;07/12/99, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p10
Comments on the progress of the renovation plan for the Chicago Bears football team stadium in Chicago, Illinois. Description of the plan aimed at creating more seats; Retention the surrounding lakefront property of the stadium.
- How sports fans can profit from sitting on their money. Borden, Jeff // Crain's Chicago Business;9/11/95, Vol. 18 Issue 37, p4
Reports on the proposal to sell permanent seat licenses to finance a new stadium for the Chicago Bears football team. Guarantee of rights to buy tickets for all stadium events; Vulnerability to annual ticket price increases; Emergence of permanent seat licenses as a popular financing strategy.
- How can Bears get new stadium? Link project to city's... Snyder, David // Crain's Chicago Business;01/06/97, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p11
Opinion. Presents the author's plan to get a world class football stadium built in Chicago, Illinois. Citing of the bid of Chicago's businessmen to endeavor to hold the 2008 Summer Olympics in Chicago; Support given by Mayor Richard Daley, and Governor Edgar.
- Bears' stadium play is no snap. Borden, Jeff // Crain's Chicago Business;03/01/99, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p3
Reports on the difficulties faced by Chicago Bears for the football team's plan to build a new stadium in a lakefront location. Concerns over financing; Construction for a plaza and underground parking; Site favored by Chicago, Illinois Mayor Richard Daley.
- Political pressures will revive McDome. Strahler, Steven R. // Crain's Chicago Business;4/17/95, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p1
Reports on the renewal of plans to build a domed football stadium near McCormick Place following renewed efforts by Chicago Bears to leave Soldier Field in Illinois. Bears President Michael McCaskey's plan to seek state subsidy for a new planning facility; Plans for a multipurpose structure;...
- Bears stadium. Dwyer, Ann // Crain's Chicago Business;09/01/97, Vol. 20 Issue 35, p74
Speculates that the Chicago Bears football team might be relocating to the suburbs. Reference to negotiations between the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Park District; Date the Bears' lease for its existing location expires; Comments by Michael McCaskey, president of the Chicago Bears.
- Say `no' to McDome, say `no' to the Bears. // Crain's Chicago Business;03/24/97, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p10
Editorial. Discusses the effects of approving the Chicago Bears' McDome football field and assembly hall near McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Parties proposing the construction; View that McDome will never live up to its promises; Details on the field.