Emanuel wants to limit signage along Chicago River

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to make sure more signs don’t pop up along the Chicago River like the one at Trump Tower.

The Trump sign is nearly 2900 square feet and sits about 200 feet up.

To stop that from happening again,  the mayor is proposing a new Chicago River Corridor Special Sign District.

It would allow signs on buildings along the river but it would cut the size to 550 square feet.

Also, signs would have to be placed directly below the building’s highest roof line.

The ordinance would not affect the Trump sign which was approved by both the Daley and Emanuel administrations.

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2 comments

  • one of many

    Well, of course he does. It’s ALL about control, control,control. What the lefty says is the way it oughta be ‘cuz, doncha know, they’re always right about everthing! They know what’s good for you, what’s bad for you, what you should tolerate and what you shouldn’t! Heaven forbid that a business should decide their most effective sign would be something other than what His Rahmness ALLOWS! Those businesses PAY TAXES that support the criminally mismanaged, bloated and wasteful debacle that is Chicago.
    The TRUMP sign is totally tasteful.

  • Mason Sosa

    Apparently all shooting and gang violence in the city has been taken care of that now the Mayor can focus all his energy on signs along the Chicago River. :P