O’Hare’s History of Connection and Corruption

This story was co-published with the Better Government Association. RELATED: O’Hare’s Billions In Broken Promises TopNext 1946 City acquires Orchard Field, which later becomes O’Hare International Airport, from the federal government. The city obtains the property at no cost. News clipping: Chicago Tribune 1955 O’Hare Airport opens for domestic commercial traffic. The new airport is … Read more