McGaw: Metro Centre in Jeopardy – June 1978

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 6/21/1978

“Centre parking draws concern” –

Source: Rockford Morning Star 5/21/1978

“Coronado to fit in Metro Centre plan?” – Feb. 1978

Source: Rockford Morning Star 2/15/1978 and also Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 2, p. 14

“Tax Help Sought on Metro Centre” – 2/7/1978

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic 2-7-1978

 

“UEP unveils new developments” – 2018, The Rock River Times

Source: The Rock River Times, April 25, 2018, Vol. 25, No. 28,, page 2, article by Jim Hagerty

“Civic Center Study Fund Stalled” – 1/21/1977

Source: Rockford Morning Star 1/21/1977 and also

Rockfordiana:  Municipal Centers – 1, p. 100

Civic Center; a dream that’s old, but persistaemt – and it could come true” 1976

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 7/18/1976

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 7/18/1976  And Also Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 1, pages 87, 88 and 89

 

“Mayor, vets agree on memorial fund” – Oct 1974

Source: Rockford Register-Republic 10/15/1974

 

“McGaw asks industrialist aid on civic center” – 9-30-1974

“The mayor said he is also contemplating a restaurant and liquor tax to help pay the local share”       [was this via Home Rule?   Did Mayor McGaw run for re-election?  Was he re-elected?]

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic 9/30/1974

also, Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers-1, p 65