Arlington Heights approves Chicago Bears demolition permit for racetrack


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (WLS) — The Chicago Bears are one step closer to clearing the way for their proposed stadium development in Arlington Heights.

The town approved permits allowing for the demolition of the interior of the old Arlington International Racecourse.

The work could start as soon as next week.

The Bruins continue to weigh plans to build a domed stadium along with residential and retail spaces on the more than 300-acre parcel of land.


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