This is an article I wrote for the Evanston RoundTable on January 30. Here is the first paragraph:
"A new tax increment financing district (TIF) passed City Council on Jan. 28 by a 7-2 vote. Proponents said they thought the TIF will spur development of the vacant lot at Chicago and Main and take full advantage of both Metra and CTA Purple Line stations. Documents provided by staff show that the City expects the TIF to provide a $10 million subsidy to the developer of a new office building at that site."
Read the full article on the RoundTable site.