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CDA, Belmont Village, Harrison St. Partner on Midway Airport Gallery Exhibit

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) unveiled a new gallery exhibit Wednesday titled “American Heroes: Portraits of Service” at Midway International Airport, located in the pedestrian walkway between the CTA Orange Line station and the terminal. 

Organized by the CDA in partnership with Belmont Village Senior Living and co-sponsored by Harrison Street, the specially curated exhibit features portraits of 65 senior veterans from across the country who served America during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. 

““Harrison Street is proud to sponsor this incredible tribute honoring senior veterans at Midway Airport,” says Christopher Merrill, co-founder, chairman & CEO of Harrison Street. The company has invested more than $13 billion in senior living since 2005. “We support veterans and active military, having recently partnered with the U.S. Government and Department of Defense to provide over 4,000 homes to military families located across six U.S. Air Force bases.” 


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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