Woodlawn Sees Hope In Obama Center, But Residents Want More From Their Future NeighborWork is officially under way at the Obama Presidential Center after last Tuesday’s groundbreaking, and with the symbolic turning of the dirt, people in nearby Woodlawn hope to turn their neighborhood around.
'Long Time Coming': Former President Obama Breaks Ground On Presidential Center"This doesn't feel like building something new, but reveals something that has always been here."
Obama Presidential Center Groundbreaking Underway In Jackson Park Tuesday Afternoon
Obamas Return To Chicago For Groundbreaking Of Presidential Center Tuesday"Michelle and I could not be more excited to break ground on the Obama Presidential Center in the community that we love."
Man Rescued From Lake Michigan After Struggling While Swimming Near Jackson ParkA man was rescued from Lake Michigan early Wednesday morning near Jackson Park.
'It's Just Wonderful' Construction Crews Start On Obama Presidential Center In Jackson Park"Sure it's going to be inconvenient. So what? Every time we go on rush hour going to downtown, the Dan Ryan or whatever expressway we use, it's an inconvenience but who's complaining?"
Construction Crews Begin Work On Obama Presidential Center In Jackson ParkConstruction workers have officially started work on the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, after years of delays.
4 People Shot When Gunman Opens Fire At Crowd In Jackson ParkAnother mass shooting struck Chicago when four people were hit by bullets in Jackson Park, just east of Woodlawn.
Man Dies After Being Underwater For Over 20 Minutes In Jackson Park HarborA man was found underwater in Lake Michigan Wednesday evening offshore from Jackson Park.
4 Vehicles Crash On Lake Shore Drive In Jackson Park, One Ends Up On Bike PathFour vehicles crashed Wednesday evening on Lake Shore Drive in Jackson Park.
Two Chicago Police Officers, Civilian Injured In Jackson Park Rollover CrashTwo Chicago police officers and a civilian were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon, following a crash on Cornell Drive in Jackson Park on the South Side.
Former President Obama Makes Surprise Visit To Chicago Southside Wolfpack Youth Football Team's PracticeSome Chicago kids could hardly believe it when former President Barack Obama made a surprise visit on Tuesday.
Preparation Work Begins In Jackson Park Ahead Of Fall Groundbreaking For Obama Presidential CenterMayor Lori Lightfoot and Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday announced $200 million in utility, infrastructure, and park improvements in Jackson Park that will help pave the way for groundbreaking of the $500 million Obama Presidential Center later this year.
Hole On Roadside Remains Near Jackson Park Despite 311 Request Being Marked 'Completed' By CityA hazardous hole on the side of the road is causing frustrations in the Jackson Park area.
Quote From Former President Obama Will Be Built Into Architecture Of Obama Presidential CenterThere was a big reveal for the Obama Presidential Center on Sunday.