Photos and VideosMore Photos and Videos
McCormick Place should go private, says an advisor to lawmakers who is searching for ways to reduce costs at the struggling convention center.
James Reilly, a former chief executive of the agency that runs McCormick Place and Navy Pier, has proposed putting the property under temporary control of a trustee. The trustee would have eighteen months to find a private management firm.
Reilly also happens to be a candidate for that trusteeship.
Reilly's proposed plan, according to the Sun-Times, includes: