Chicago Bears to begin demolition at Arlington Park next week after village OKs permit
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Demolition at the former Arlington International Racecourse will begin next week.
The Arlington Heights Village Board gave the Chicago Bears approval Friday for interior demolition of the six-story grandstand and a nearby two-story office and jockey building.
The Daily Herald reports that work will begin Tuesday.
Arlington Park International Racecourse on Oct. 6, 2021, in Arlington Heights. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images / Getty Images)
A second permit application is still pending at village hall.
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That application would allow for exterior demolition of buildings and requires both village and Cook County approval.