Tour company’s heliport plan up in the air amid behind-the-scenes lobbying

A tour company’s $12.5 million plan to build a heliport on the south branch of the Chicago River is literally up in the air after a powerful alderman’s about-face and behind-the-scenes lobbying by a former City Hall insider.

Amid warnings of a “sonic assault” on Pilsen residents, Zoning Committee Chairman Danny Solis (25th) now wants to ground the plan by Wheeling-based Chicago Helicopter Express

http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/tour-companys-heliport-plan-up-in-air-amid-behind-the-scenes-lobbying/

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