Skyline shorter than planned

Published 12/09 2013 01:56PM

Updated 12/09 2013 05:34PM

CHAMPAIGN -- A high-rise project on the UI campus won't be as big as planned. The site, on 6th and Green, was supposed to house two 12-story buildings, but the construction bid came in at almost $20 million.

Champaign's Planning Department says the project has to be cut in half, so each building may just be six-stories tall. They'll provide student housing, hotel rooms and retail.

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