The developer of Chicago’s Old Main Post Office is cooperating with federal investigators working to build a corruption case against Ald. Edward M. Burke (14th), the now-deposed chairman of the City Council’s Finance Committee, according to a source familiar with the investigation.
For more than two decades, Harry Skydell has served as director of acquisition and development for 601W Companies. He could not be reached for comment. The nature and extent of Skydell’s cooperation are not known.