Plan commission chairman Peter Bynoe says the landmarkscommission rescinded its vote after realizing the project had notgone to a required public hearing. It also needs to go to the citycouncil's zoning committee before it comes back to the plancommission, Bynoe says. In addition, he wants the department ofplanning and development to review the plans.

Alderman Burt Natarus, whose 42nd Ward includes the site of thehistoric hotel overlooking Grant Park at 636 S. Michigan Ave.,questions the delay, as well as the project's chances to moveforward.

"This has been going back and forth for many, many months now,"Natarus says. "They and the other people have to get on the ballhere and start moving.

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