Obama Library May Displace Young Athletes In Jackson ParkThe footprint for the facility stretches from 60th to 63 and runs from Cornell to Stony Island. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
History, Aesthetics Give Jackson Park The Edge For Obama LibraryCivic leaders hailed the decision to build President Barack Obama’s presidential library and museum in historic Jackson Park as a boon for tourism, economic development, and community pride on the South Side.
It's Official: Obamas Select Jackson Park For Presidential Library President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have officially announced they have chosen historic Jackson Park as the site for the Obama Presidential Center.
Obamas Choose Jackson Park For Presidential LibraryPresident Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama reportedly have decided to build the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, choosing the site just east of the University of Chicago over Washington Park.
University Of Chicago Doctor Killed By Car While JoggingA University of Chicago medical professor was killed Wednesday morning, when he was struck by a car while jogging near Jackson Park.
Off-Duty Detective, Firefighter Rescue 5 After Boat CapsizesDetective Donovan Jackson and firefighter Rylenski Strong were jet skiing on Lake Michigan about 8:20 p.m. near 65th Street when they came across a 16-foot boat that capsized,
Best Parks In Chicago For A Winter Nature WalkChicago has always had a deep commitment to greenspace, and the seasonal chill shouldn't dissuade you from enjoying its particular serenity in the winter.
Best Places For Bird Watching Near ChicagoIf you want to spend the afternoon watching for birds, then you're in luck. Grab your binoculars and check out these locations for birding in and around Chicago.
Fans Celebrate House Music At Chosen Few Old School Reunion PicnicAs the nation celebrates its independence, the Chosen Few DJs are again hosting the Chosen Few Picnic Weekend, a house music festival celebrating Chicago’s homegrown dance genre, through Sunday.
Yoko Ono To Create Public Art Project On Wooded Island In Jackson ParkThe work will be called Sky Landing, and will be installed on the two-acre Wooded Island in the center of the park, the former site of the Phoenix Pavilion, a gift from Japan built during the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893.
Obama Library Site Selection Will Raise New Questions On South SideWith the official announcement coming Tuesday that the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum will be built in Chicago, comes a host of other questions, from exactly where it will be built, to the impact the project will have on small businesses on the South Side.
Rauner Signs Legislation Aiding Obama Library, Lucas MuseumGov. Bruce Rauner bolstered plans to build the Barack Obama Presidential Library and filmmaker George Lucas’ museum in Chicago.