Ryan Field vote: Evanston City Council approves Northwestern University football stadium rebuild with plan for concerts
The pitch for the privately funded construction project took more than a year to get through city council.
It was a close-call, but in the end, Evanston's Mayor Daniel Biss cast the deciding vote in Tuesday night's City Council meeting to approve the Ryan Field Rebuild.
By a vote of five to four, the Evanston City Council voted to allow Northwestern University to rebuild Ryan Field.
"I feel like we did the right thing for Evanston," Mayor Biss said. "This …