Developer Steve Pittman’s proposal to build an office building at 106th and Illinois streets is moving forward through the approval process, despite contentious pleas from two of his siblings that the project be reworked.
The online retail giant plans to divide the $5 billion HQ2 project between two locations, The Wall Street Journal said, citing a person familiar with the matter. The two cities will end up with about 25,000 workers each.
Amazon is approaching its end-of-year deadline for deciding where it will locate the $5 billion campus, and two national newspapers reported over the weekend that an area in northern Virginia is far along in negotiations.
Harrison conducted what’s now considered the first “front porch” campaign, in which he delivered short speeches to visiting delegations at his home on Delaware Street and later from a platform created for him in University Park.