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List of 10 Chicago-area sites proposed for Amazon HQ2 revealed


On Friday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner revealed the 10 Chicago-area sites proposed for Amazon’s planned second headquarters.

The proposed sites are:

  • Lincoln Yards, a development along the Chicago River near Lincoln Park and Bucktown.
  • The Downtown Gateway District, which includes space in Willis Tower and redevelopment of the old main post office and Union Station.
  • City Center Campus, a proposed redevelopment of the state-owned Thompson Center in the Loop.
  • The River District, a 37-acre development along the river and Halsted Street.
  • The Burnham Lakefront, a Bronzeville development that includes the Michael Reese Hospital site.


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