CHICAGO (TOC) — A Chicago alderman is making an attempt to place a cease to potential adjustments to Soldier Discipline.
Alderman Ray Lopez filed an order Thursday to ban Tax Increment Financing (TIF) cash to the Chicago Park District if any alteration is made to the identify “Solider Discipline” or its monuments.
“Promoting the identify of Soldier Discipline is an indignity to the dwelling reminiscence of our army women and men who paid the final word sacrificed for our nation,” stated Lopez. “Within the absence of real management, Metropolis Council should rise as much as gimmicks and budgetary methods.”
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Thursday marks 100 years because the groundbreaking for the Municipal Grant Park Stadium, later renamed Soldier Discipline on November 11, 1925, in honor of US troopers who died in fight throughout World Conflict I, the alderman stated in a press launch.
“Soldier Discipline is a dwelling reminder to us of those that served and sacrificed their lives for our freedom.” Lopez added. “We’ve got an obligation to honor the reminiscence of our fallen troopers in perpetuity simply as we honor our police brothers and sisters with their memorial which might be protected with this ordinance.” stated Lopez.
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot just lately introduced three proposals for renovations to the stadium. One of many proposals features a dome that will enclose it. Lightfoot’s plans are estimated to value greater than $2 billion.
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