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Michael Moyer
Michael Moyer

Congress Theater Redevelopment Is Back On, Alderman Says, As Developer Steps In To Overhaul Historic Venue

Baum Revision, the developer that restored the Green Exchange and Margies Candies buildings, is "seriously exploring" reviving the Congress, Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Congress Theater Overhaul Plan Apparently Dead After Developer Defaults — Now, City Seeks Other Options

A court-appointed receiver has taken over the building from developer Michael Moyer, who had big plans to return the historic Logan Square theater to its former glory.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Congress Theater Developer Hit With $24 Million Foreclosure Lawsuit: Report

The lawsuit, first reported by Crain's Chicago, could spell trouble for the multi-million-dollar redevelopment project.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Congress Theater Renovation, 72-Unit Residential Building Get Green Light From Key City Panel

“This project is a model for what TIF should be used for,” Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) said at the hearing.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Neighbors Say Congress Theater Overhaul Being Held Hostage By Moreno, Developer

Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) spent much of the meeting defending the apartment project, saying it will provide "tremendous benefits" to the community.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Residential Tower Proposed Next To Congress Theater Shrinks After Neighbors Object

The new proposal calls for a seven-story tower with 72 apartments, which is significantly smaller than what was proposed in September.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Congress Theater Rehab Won’t Happen Unless 10-Story Tower Gets Built Next Door, Developer Says

Hardly anyone who attended Monday night's meeting had good things to say about the proposed tower.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Congress Theater Developer Wants To Build Huge Residential Tower Next Door

Michael Moyer, who's renovating the notoriously run-down concert venue, aims to build the 121-foot tower just north of the Congress.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Congress Theater Redevelopment Plan Gets $9.7M TIF Boost

The $69 million redevelopment project hinges on securing the subsidy, according to a report provided to the city.