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Last call for landmark Billy Goat Tavern?

Last call for landmark Billy Goat Tavern?

No Coke. No fries. No desire to change things. The Billy Goat Tavern has been a Chicago landmark for generations and a fixture under North Michigan Avenue for almost 50 years. And its owner wants to remain there, regardless of whatever redevelopment goes on above it. Sam Sianis, who runs the tavern and is the nephew of the Billy Goat's original owner, William Sianis, said he knew nothing of potential plans for a massive redevelopment disclosed Monday that would involve replacing the Realtor Building, on property located above the Goat. That project would at least temporarily displace the tavern from the subterranean location it has called home since 1964. "I want to stay...

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