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Lake Calumet Airport Plan

Residents remember airport opposition

Residents remember airport opposition

CHICAGO | The Hegewisch library branch stands about where the terminal would have been if the Lake Calumet Airport plan hadn't been defeated.

November 23, 2013 8:00 pm Related
Lake Calumet Airport

Lake Calumet Airport

Pictured is the front page of The Times from Feb. 17, 1990 about the Lake Calumet Airport plan Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley had proposed only days before. The third Chicago airport would have affected residents in Burnham, Calumet City and parts of the Southeast Side.

November 23, 2013 12:00 am
Some question whether Daley serious about Lake Calumet Airport

Some question whether Daley serious about Lake Calumet Airport

The Lake Calumet Airport is still "dead, dead, dead," but it enjoyed a brief, meteoric rise and fall during the long, continuing battle over construction of a third Chicago area airport.

November 22, 2013 11:00 pm Related
Lake Calumet Airport

Lake Calumet Airport

November 22, 2013 1:21 pm

Event to remember failed Lake Calumet airport plan

CHICAGO | The Hegewisch public library, 3048 E. 130th St., is inviting guests to remember the failed Lake Calumet airport plan with a special program from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

November 20, 2013 9:00 pm

Hegewisch proved you can fight city hall

There’s something for everyone happening in Hegewisch the next few weeks. Whether you love a good meal or learning about local history, we’ve got you covered.

November 13, 2013 12:00 am
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