Mayor celebrates groundbreaking of `Shops and Lofts` project

Mayor celebrates groundbreaking of `Shops and Lofts` project

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Mayor Emanuel says a new shopping development could be the foundation for jobs and housing in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

Emanuel was at the groundbreaking Monday for the "Shops and Lofts" project at 47th and Cottage Grove.

The project is a $45.6 million development that will cover three acres and include a Wal-Mart and new housing.

The mayor says Bronzeville is an economic opportunity waiting to happen.

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