Obama Presidential Center Names Project Management TeamThe Obama Foundation has selected a project management team to lead the task of building the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.
Plans For Tiger Woods Golf Course Raise Concerns, Hopes On South SideWith the Chicago Park District planning to break ground this spring on an ambitious plan to turn the Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses into a championship-caliber lakefront golf course designed by Tiger Woods, local residents have voiced concerns about what the project means for the community.
Yoko Ono Unveils Sculpture In Japanese Garden At Jackson ParkSky Landing, a sculpture composed of 12 large steel lotus petals, protrudes from the ground of the Garden of the Phoenix, which was once home to the Phoenix Pavilion, built by Japan for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition.
Man Pulled From Vehicle In Jackson Park Harbor IdentifiedA man who died last week after he was pulled from a vehicle that crashed into Jackson Park Outer Harbor on the South Side has been identified as Sydney C. Frazier.
Man Dies After Crashing SUV Into Jackson Park HarborThe SUV left the road at Marquette and La Rabida drives, went down a hill at the entrance to La Rabida Children’s Hospital, and plunged into the outer harbor at Jackson Park around 5:40 a.m.
Person Wanted For Sexually Assaulting 5-Year Old In Jackson ParkChicago Police are searching for a male who sexually assaulted a 5-year-old girl Wednesday in Jackson Park.
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,