Controversy Arises Over Plan for Evanston Lakefront Hotel
There’s a battle brewing in Evanston over the proposed sale of the city-owned Harley Clarke Mansion and surrounding lakefront park land to Hyatt hotel heir, Colonel James Pritzker. He wants to convert the property into a high-end boutique hotel.
Evanston First Ward Alderman Judy Fiske, Evanston Patch editor Jennifer Fisher, and NoParkSale.org co-founder Barbara James join us on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. Read the minutes of three closed door meetings about the proposed sale.