Category Archives: Rosemont Horizon

Watch the Late Rosemont Mayor Don Stephens Address The City Club of Chicago on September 29, 2005, and Hear The Story of Rosemont in His Own Words.


Mayor Stephens in his own words describes the history of Rosemont and defines his vision for the future of Rosemont. Now sixteen years later and post pandemic, it is worth it to hear him speak to the past and the … Continue reading

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Rosemont Horizon Collapsed 41 Years Ago Today, 8/13/1979


On August 13, 1979, the uncompleted roof of the Rosemont Horizon collapsed, killing five construction workers and injuring 16 others.[5] The collapse was featured in the “Engineering Disasters” episode of Modern Marvels, first broadcast by The History Channel on April … Continue reading

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Illinois Taxes Too High For Chicago To Open A Casino, A Bit Ironic


Illinois residents face taxes all of the time, but now Mayor Lightfoot complaining that Illinois taxes are too high to open a financially successful Chicago casino. Gee whiz, how did they screw that up? Chicago tries for decades to get … Continue reading

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August 13, 1979, Rosemont’s Horizon Stadium Collapsed


On August 13, 1979, the uncompleted roof of the Rosemont Horizon collapsed, killing five construction workers and injuring 16 others.[5] The collapse was featured in the “Engineering Disasters” episode of Modern Marvels, first broadcast by The History Channel on April … Continue reading

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