July 1 – Sunday Papers host Rick Kogan broadcasts the first program from WGN Radio’s new, state-of-the-art studios on the 7th floor of Tribune Tower. Though the street-level Allstate Showcase Studio would remain at its familiar Michigan Avenue location where it had been since 1986, the rest of the station moved upstairs to make room for a restaurant facing Pioneer Court. Two nights earlier, Andrea Darlas delivered the first newscast from the station’s new newsroom.
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