In recent weeks, Northwestern officials and a few council members have conveyed a strong impression that the Ryan Field rebuild project has been done in cooperation with surrounding neighborhood residents […]
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Northwestern selects construction manager for Ryan Field project
Northwestern University has selected a partnership between Turner Construction and Walsh Construction (Turner-Walsh), leaders in the construction industry, as its construction manager for the redevelopment of Ryan Field.
Council members weigh in on Ryan Field development proposals
Rebuilding Northwestern University’s Ryan Field has become a contentious topic in all corners of the city over the last year. Community organizations have come together to support, question and oppose […]
Harris returns campaign donations tied to the Ryan family
Evanston Second Ward Council Member Krissie Harris said that she has returned two $6,000 donations to her campaign from individuals with close ties to the Ryan family, which is funding […]
Council Member Suffredin to NU: Come back when you’re serious about Ryan Field
Over the past few weeks, a number of constituents have asked me what my position is on Northwestern’s new stadium proposal. Usually, the question comes in the form of, “Are you for it or against it?” It’s too early to give a final answer. But I can say this: The current Ryan Field proposal is deficient. It asks too much of Evanstonians and leaves too many questions unanswered.
NU weighs community benefits agreement with Evanston
For the first time, Northwestern University officials responded publicly to calls from Evanston residents for a community benefits agreement, and NU officials did not rule out the possibility of making […]
NU to announce construction partner for Ryan Field project soon
Northwestern University is finalizing the contract with a construction firm for the new Ryan Field football stadium, officials told about 45 people Thursday, Feb. 23, gathered at a virtual Fifth […]
City panel moves forward on Ryan Field economic study, community engagement process
Members of the city’s Economic Development Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 22 directed staff to issue requests for proposals (RFPs) for consultants to conduct an economic impact study and lead a community […]
‘Northwestern needs to pay its fair share’: Groups push for community benefits agreement
About 125 people came to a town hall meeting Sunday at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center organized by community groups to discuss a hot button topic: Ryan Field.
Ryan Field neighbors continue criticism; NU makes concession
Tensions ran high once again at the latest Seventh Ward meeting on the new Ryan Field football stadium proposed by Northwestern University. More than 50 residents joined a Zoom call […]