Chicago, Laura Ramirez, Developer discussed on WBBM Evening News

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It not on my watch dot com to learn more there was a violent confrontation when a group protesting the resume demolition of the old Crawford power plant on Chicago's southwest side decided to block traffic today about three dozen protesters walked road here outside the demolition site blocking traffic a truck driver hopped out of his cabin in front of them he pointed to push through the group that included small children shouting shame on push the woman to the ground in front of her two kids and then punched a man in the face activist Laura Ramirez couldn't believe what she was seeing you're trying to protect them so that they can bring it when she gets we try to punch in the face that was about the truck driver the thirty sixth street police showed up the protesters off the road they're angry the demolition is continuing after the botched implosion of the four hundred foot smokestack in April that said Dustin white area in little village Mike Krauser newsradio five point nine FM and you can see video of part of the confrontation on our Facebook page the old post office owner plans to bring live music and other cultural events in and around and possibly even on top of the big building downtown along the river the developer has formed a partnership with sixteen on center to create a broader old post office district in the fast changing southwest corner of the loop according to the Tribune a plan to bring food drinks and entertainment to the two point eight million square foot complex which is a late stage in the late stages of an eight hundred.

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