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Skokie TIF moves forward 2019-12-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 26, 2019, p. 4 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Sanford-Brown College, TIF (Tax Increment Financing)
Airbnb rentals to face same tax rate as hotels 2019-02-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 28, 2019, p. 9 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie Board of Trustees, Ordinances, Peyer, Pete, Community development
After agreement, officials express support for downtown Skokie TIF district 2019-08-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 2019, p. 5, 7 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Business - Hotels and motels, Dembo, Steve, Park, Kenneth, Marsden, Joanne, Sanford-Brown College, Public School District 69 - Budget and expenditures, Miskell, Catherine, TIF (Tax Increment Financing), Hilton Suites
Developers detail plans for $400 million worth of projects in downtown Skokie 2019-08-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 22, 2019, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, Business - Retail, Hilton Suites, Becker, Len, Sanford-Brown College, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Community development, TIF (Tax Increment Financing), Meyer, Sheila
Skokie explores creation of TIF district for Hilton hotel 2019-06-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 27, 2019, p. 6 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Business - Hotels and motels, Hilton Suites, Lockerby, John, Dembo, Steve, Van Dusen, George, Public School District 69 - Budget and expenditures, TIF (Tax Increment Financing), Illinois Science and Technology Park
Hospitality company finds comfort in family business 2014-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2014 , p. 27 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore, Lakhani, Karim, Gilani, Sheila, Lakhani Hospitality
Hotels donate rooms to families of patients 2007-12-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 20, 2007, p. 10 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore, Holidays and celebrations, Hampton Inn and Suites, Doubletree Hotel North Shore, Comfort Inn - North Shore
Holiday Inn expansion open for major events 2007-01-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 2007, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, Renovation and repair, Holiday Inn North Shore, Skokie Banquet and Conference Center, Gilani, Sheila, Lakhani, Mansoor
Mayor: Skokie in midst of unprecedented changes 2007-01-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 4, 2007, p. 5 Holiday Inn North Shore, Skokie Swift, Holocaust Memorial Museum, Business, Skokie Fire Department, Skokie - City planning, Hanson, Wayne, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Tennes, Ann, Schwartz, Harvey, Clark, Ann, Transportation, Optima, Inc., Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District, Parks, National Louis University, Doubletree Hotel, Gorell, Jacqueline, Business - Hotels and motels, Traffic, Energy conservation, Van Dusen, George, Business - Shopping centers
Community Center 2006-12-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 21, 2006, p. 7 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore, Calma, Marlon, Armed Forces, Valliani, Ebrahim
Incentive requests for business owners OK'd 2006-04-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 27, 2006, p. 11 Business - Hotels and motels, Taxation - Property tax, Skokie Board of Trustees, North Shore Hotel, Cook County Assessor, Evanston Subaru, Business - Automobile dealerships
Work begins on major Holiday Inn expansion 2006-03-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 30, 2006, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore, Leisner, Paul, Renovation and repair
Village Board OKs convention bureau pact 2005-07-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 7, 2005, p. 11 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie Board of Trustees, Business - Restaurants and caterers, North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau, Conferences and conventions
Hotel renovation under way 2005-04-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 28, 2005, p. 6 Business - Hotels and motels, Cox, James, Holiday Inn North Shore, Renovation and repair, Skokie Plan Commission
Plan commission supports Holiday Inn expansion 2005-04-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 28, 2005, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Cox, James, Holiday Inn North Shore, Ordinances, Skokie Plan Commission, Paradise, Morton, Lorge, Michael
Holiday Inn prepares for convention center 2004-12-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 23, 2004, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore
Hotel set for changeover 2004-04-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 29, 2004, p. 12 Business - Hotels and motels, Comfort Inn - North Shore, Howard Johnson Hotel
Skokie brothers share gift of warmth 2004-01-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 8, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 4 Business - Hotels and motels, Weiss, Jake, Holiday Inn North Shore, Peckham, Douglas, Charities, Religion - Judaism
Teen's journey to adulthood provides warmth for others 2004-01-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 1, 2004, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Weiss, Jake, Holiday Inn North Shore, Teenagers, Charities, Religion - Judaism
Hotels help make patients' holidays bright 2003-12-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 18, 2003, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore, North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau, Charities, Hampton Inn and Suites, Doubletree Hotel North Shore, Hospitals, Howard Johnson Hotel, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital
Hotel firm honors manager 2003-01-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 23, 2003, p. 69 Business - Hotels and motels, Copeland, Edward N., Howard Johnson Hotel, Awards, prizes, etc.
Skokie trustees approve new women's fitness center 2002-04-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 18, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, E.J. Equipment Inc., Business - Hotels and motels, Fashion Square Shopping Center, Lady of America, Ruby Tuesday, Skokie Board of Trustees, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Chevy's Mexican Restaurant, Business - Fitness clubs
Hotel tax to back visitors' bureau 2002-04-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 11, 2002, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Doubletree Hotel North Shore, Taxation, Travel, Chicago's North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau
New North Shore convention, visitors' bureau to open this summer 2002-04-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 11, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore, Peckham, Douglas, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Taxation, Travel, Chicago's North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau
Hotel renovates rooms 2002-02-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 28, 2002, p. 77 Business - Hotels and motels, Renovation and repair, Strang Corporation, Paul, Ruth, Maple Hall Interiors, Howard Johnson Hotel
Al fresco at hotel gets nod 1999-09-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 23, 1999, p. 13 Business - Hotels and motels, Extended Stay America, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Construction, Skokie Plan Commission, Hampton Inn and Suites, Chevy's Mexican Restaurant
Extended-stay hotel gets nod from trustees 1999-08-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 12, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Extended Stay America, Construction
Hotel plans move ahead 1999-07-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 8, 1999, p. 4 Business - Hotels and motels, Freed, Joseph J., Extended Stay America, Construction
Hotel plan's look delays OK by panel 1999-05-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 20, 1999, p. 13 Business - Hotels and motels, Extended Stay America, Skokie Board of Trustees
Hotel proposal rejected by Skokie board 1999-05-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 20, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Extended Stay America, Skokie Board of Trustees
Board approves hotel zoning 1998-08-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 20, 1998, p. 4 Business - Hotels and motels, Zoning, Hampton Inn and Suites
Skokie trustees approve two hotels near Edens 1998-08-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 20, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie Board of Trustees, Hampton Inn and Suites, Homestead Village
Developers fold Marriott project 1998-07-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 23, 1998, p. 9 Business - Hotels and motels, Marriott Corporation, Residence Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Portland Cement Association
2nd hotel plan gets plan panel approval 1998-07-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 23, 1998, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie Plan Commission, Hampton Inn and Suites, Joseph J. Freed and Associates Inc.
Old Orchard Road hotel plan pulled, new one approved 1998-07-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 23, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, R.E. Jacobs Group Inc., Residence Inn, Marriott Courtyard, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Skokie Plan Commission, Hampton Inn and Suites, Joseph J. Freed and Associates Inc.
Plan Commission OKs Marriott hotels pair 1998-07-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 9, 1998, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, R.E. Jacobs Group Inc., Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Construction, Skokie Plan Commission, Portland Cement Association, Marriott Corporation
Hotels, restaurant may rise at Skokie location 1998-07-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 9, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Residence Inn, Marriott Courtyard, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Construction, Skokie Plan Commission, Portland Cement Association
Four hotels proposed on Old Orchard Road 1998-07-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 2, 1998, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Marriott Corporation, Skokie Plan Commission, Hampton Inn and Suites, Village Inn, Old Orchard Road
Doubletree renovations, meeting center complete 1998-05-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 21, 1998, p. 108 Business - Hotels and motels, Renovation and repair, Benolken, Timothy, Doubletree Hotel North Shore
Hotels plan halted; mall could be next 1998-03-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 5, 1998, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Embassy Suites, Amberjack Ltd., Old Orchard Shopping Center, Joseph J. Freed and Associates Inc., Homestead Village
Developer pulls hotel proposal : Traffic concerns prompt search extension to other Skokie venues 1998-03-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 5, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Embassy Suites, Joseph J. Freed and Associates Inc., Homestead Village
Twin hotels proposed near mall 1998-02-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 19, 1998, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Embassy Suites, Amberjack Ltd., Old Orchard Shopping Center, Joseph J. Freed and Associates Inc., Homestead Village
Holiday Inn gets $3M facelift 1997-06-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 19, 1997, p. 101 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore, Renovation and repair
Village celebrates debut with Doubletree Hotel 1997-05-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 1, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Doubletree Hotel, Benolken, Timothy
North Shore Hilton renamed Doubletree Hotel 1997-04-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 24, 1997, p. 15 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Hilton, Benolken, Timothy, Doubletree Hotel
Hotel names new manager 1997-02-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 1997, p. 4 Business - Hotels and motels, Kuka, Norm, North Shore Hilton, Equity Hotel Properties Inc., Thayer Lodging Group Inc., Doubletree Hotel
Manager of Hilton laid off after hotel sale 1997-02-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 6, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Kuka, Norm, Employees, North Shore Hilton, Equity Hotel Properties Inc., Thayer Lodging Group Inc.
Hilton sale final 1997-01-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 30, 1997, p. 4 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Hilton, Thayer Lodging Group Inc., Doubletree Hotel
Officials mum on sale of Hilton 1997-01-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 23, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Hilton, Equity Hotel Properties Inc.
Equity group sells North Shore Hilton 1997-01-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 16, 1997, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Kuka, Norm, North Shore Hilton, Zell, Sam, Equity Hotel Properties Inc., Thayer Lodging Group Inc., Doubletree Hotel, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Hilton sale possible 1996-10-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 31, 1996, p. 7 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Hilton, Centre East Authority, Equity Hotel Properties Inc., Thayer Lodging Group Inc., North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Longtime owners plan to sell Hilton Hotel : Staff layoffs uncertain but unlikely - current owner says 1996-10-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 24, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Kuka, Norm, North Shore Hilton, Zell Equity Hotel Properties Inc.
Sources speculate on Hilton sale 1996-05-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 23, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Hilton, Zell, Sam, Thayer Hotel Investors, Equity Hotel Properties Inc., Thayer Lodging Group Inc.
Managing hotel more fun than work 1996-04-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 11, 1996, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, Don's Fishmarket and Tavern, Copeland, Edward N., Howard Johnson Hotel
Hotelier feted at dinner 1995-06-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 8, 1995, p. 95 Business - Hotels and motels, Copeland, Edward N., Pfeffer, Eric, Howard Johnson Hotel, Awards, prizes, etc.
Hotel opens doors to world runners 1995-04-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 6, 1995, p. 108 Business - Hotels and motels, Days Inn, Sir Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run
Local hotel named top of franchise 1995-02-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 16, 1995, p. 95 Business - Hotels and motels, Copeland, Edward N., Hotel-Motel Association of Illinois, Howard Johnson Hotel, Awards, prizes, etc.
Windows gets a new view 1993-07-01 Windows Restaurant at the North Shore Hilton has removed its revolving bar. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 1, 1993, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Hilton
Office, hotel plan quietly dies 1990-08-09 Lawyers for the Chicago based LaSalle Partners Ltd. let the village know that their client has decided to drop its proposal to build a 152-room hotel and 7-story office building at 5401 Old Orchard Road. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 9, 1990, p. 5 Business - Hotels and motels, Construction, LaSalle Partners Ltd.
No Title 1989-05-20 The Skokie Plan Commission approved plans for a 12-story building with a four-deck parking garage and a four-story courtyard hotel to be built at the Old Orchard Plaza. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, May 20, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission, Construction, Old Orchard Plaza
No Title 1989-04-08 A courtyard hotel and a 12-story office building, which would be one of Skokie's tallest, are planned by developers for a site on the northern side of Golf Road between the Edens Expressway and the Harms Woods Forest Preserve. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, April 8, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Buildings, Construction, Community development
Entering Hilton hard for wheelchairs 1985-09-15 Some handicapped Skokie residents object to renovations at the Hilton which will make the hotel less accessible to the handicapped. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 15, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Hilton, Disabled - Physically
Hilton finishes first stage of $2.5 million renovation 1985-08-15 The North Shore Hilton Hotel has completed the first stage of a $2.5 million renovation. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1985, p. 60 Business - Hotels and motels, Renovation and repair, North Shore Hilton
Developer eyeing hotel-office complex 1983-07-17 Draper and Kramer, Inc., a Chicago real estate firm, expects to complete the purchase of the Standard Rate and Data Service building in October and build a hotel and high-rise office building on the site at 5201 Old Orchard Rd. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 17, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Draper and Kramer, Inc., Standard Rate and Data Service, Construction
Holiday Inn gets planning unit ok for video games 1981-08-13 The Skokie Plan Commission approved a rezoning request for an electronic video game room at the Holiday Inn. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 13, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Zoning, Holiday Inn North Shore, Games - Electronic games, Ordinances, Skokie Plan Commission
Hotel owners contest proposed tax 1980-11-20 Representatives of 3 Skokie hotels protested a proposed hotel/motel tax. The News, Thursday, November 20, 1980, p. 4 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie Board of Trustees, Taxation
Holiday Inn gets boost from village 1979-09-06 Plans for additions to the Holiday Inn won tentative approval from the Village Board. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 6, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn North Shore, Skokie Board of Trustees
Warn court test on room taxes 1973-11-01 Attorneys for Skokie hotels and motels will test validity of Skokie's home rule if village adopts room tax. The News, Thursday, November 1, 1973, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Taxation
Ramada Inn put to rest 1972-07-20 Skokie Trustees reaffirm decision to refuse construction of a Ramada Inn hotel at Touhy and Linder. The News, Thursday, July 20, 1972, p. 2 Business - Hotels and motels, Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees
Ramada case alive: Schmidt attacks 1972-07-13 Herman Schmidt vows to fight decision to reconsider the M-1 industrial zoning to include hotels as special use. The News, Thursday, July 13, 1972, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, South Fairview Property Owners Association, Zoning, Schmidt, Herman
Ramada narrowly loses fight for site 1972-06-29 Ramada Inn loses fight for building on Touhy and Linder. The News, Thursday, June 29, 1972, p. 6 Business - Hotels and motels, Zoning
Planners nix Ramada Inn 1972-06-08 Plan Commission rejects proposal for Ramada Inn at Touhy and Linder. The News, Thursday, June 8, 1972, p. 2 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie Plan Commission
Local group to fight Ramada Inn in Skokie 1972-05-25 South Fairview Property Owners Assoc. opposes proposed Ramada Inn at Touhy and Linder. The News, Thursday, May 25, 1972, p. 2 Business - Hotels and motels, South Fairview Property Owners Association
Skokie Hilton breaks ground 1971-08-19 Construction begins on Hilton Hotel at corner of Golf Road and Skokie Boulevard. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1971, p. 6 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie Hilton Hotel
Condemn motel site: Schmidt 1967-12-14 Trustee Herman Schmidt recommends proposed Holiday Inn property be condemned. The News, Thursday, December 14, 1967, p. 4 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn, Skokie Board of Trustees, Schmidt, Herman
No liquor at Holiday Inn? 1967-09-07 Approved ordinance limits liquor establishment to one per square block, impacting the proposed Holiday Inn on Touhy. The News, Thursday, September 7, 1967, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn, Ordinances, Alcohol
Holiday Inn 'war' ends: 400 room motel gets green light 1967-08-10 Holiday Inn owners begin plans to build at Touhy and Carpenter. The News, Thursday, August 10, 1967, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn
Motel, dump voted out: Schmidt, Kaplan in lead 1965-09-09 Village Board rejects construction of Holiday Inn and closing of dump. The News, Thursday, September 9, 1965, p. 1 Kaplan, Bernard, Refuse and refuse disposal, Business - Hotels and motels, Holiday Inn, Skokie Board of Trustees, Schmidt, Herman
Experts called in motel case 1964-04-30 Fairview Homeowners Association against construction of Holiday Inn motel. The News, Thursday, April 30, 1964, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, Zoning, Fairview Homeowners Association