• HICKORY HILLS, ILLINOIS: Retown to Develop Sabre Woods- The Sabre Room was an iconic banquet hall that hosted countless weddings, parties and other events over a period of some 67 years. A number of legendary entertainers appeared at the venue, including Johnny Carson, Liza Minnelli, Dean Martin, Liberace, and the “Chairman of the Board” Frank Sinatra.
  • LORAIN – Lorain’s historic Broadway Building could be turned into apartments- Lorain’s historic Broadway Building could be turned into apartments (VIDEO)
  • LORAIN – Broadway Building developer, RETOWN, reveals plans- The rebirth of the Broadway Building will bring 58 “stunning” apartments with 100 new residents in downtown Lorain, said the developer who is planning renovation of the historic structure. Plans include a new 300-seat modern event center built atop the parking garage immediately south of the building.
  • LORAIN – Broadway Building papers signed- The redevelopment of the Broadway Building is moving forward – on paper for now and at the corner of Broadway and West Erie Avenue soon, according to the Lorain Port Authority. Spitzer Great Lakes Ltd. Co. has signed the donation agreement to give the building at 301 Broadway to the Lorain Port Authority.
  • LORAIN – New owner, manager for Lorain’s Broadway Building- LORAIN — The Broadway Building is under new management — and ownership. Lorain Port Authority Executive Director Rick Novak said Spitzer Great Lakes Ltd., the now former owner of the building, is donating it to the port authority, which will then lease it to Broadway Partners LLC.
  • RETOWN in Hickory Hills, IL – Planning board to consider plans for Sabre Room site- The Hickory Hills Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday night to discuss a special use zoning for development plans at the site of the now closed Sabre Room. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Hickory Hills City Hall, 8652 W. 95th St.