Obamas Return To Chicago For Foundation Summit, New Renderings Of Presidential Center RevealedThe 19 acre campus will include an outdoor plaza at the entry. It will have space for live performances and community festivals.
Runners Brave Rain For Chicago Half MarathonDespite heavy rain on Sunday, an estimated 30,000 people headed to Jackson Park and Lake Shore Drive for the Hoka One One Chicago Half Marathon.
Chicago Half Marathon Kicks Off Despite RainThe Chicago Half Marathon started without issue despite the rainy conditions.
Obama Center Already Making Housing Too Expensive For Many In Woodlawn And South Shore, Study FindsThe yet-to-be constructed Obama Presidential Center is already having an effect on property values and the rent being charged nearby residents.
Tiger Woods Still On Board For Expanded Public Golf Course In Jackson Park
Federal Judge Approves Obama Presidential CenterIn a ruling Tuesday, Judge Robert Blakey dismissed a lawsuit by a parks group trying to block construction.
Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking To Block Obama Center From Jackson ParkPlans to build Barack Obama's $500 million presidential center in a lakefront Chicago park can move forward, a federal judge said Tuesday, adding that a written ruling dismissing a park advocacy group's lawsuit would follow.
Woodlawn Residents Say Jackson Park Parking Lot Has Been A 'Nightmare' With Potholes, Cracks And Pooling Water For YearsWoodlawn locals call the parking lot of a favorite city park a dangerous nightmare with potholes, cracks and pooling water.
Golfers Look To Tee Off On Tiger Woods' Chicago Course If It's BuiltThe biggest roadblock seems to be money: 30 million in tax dollars would be needed just to build three underpasses so golfers won't have to cross roadways.
Armed Carjacking In Old Town Ends With 3-Car Crash In Jackson ParkA carjacking suspect was in custody Monday morning, after crashing a stolen car into two other vehicles in Jackson Park on the South Side.
Tiger Woods Set To Build Public Golf Course In ChicagoThe former world No. 1 and his team are lead architects on a proposal to redevelop Chicago's Jackson Park and South Shore Golf Courses.
Chicago Defends Location Of Obama Library In Federal CourtCity attorneys made legal arguments in a federal court motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an environmental group opposed to the project.
Activists Arrested At Rally Demanding Obama Center Agree To 'Community Benefits Agreement'Dozens of activists showed up at a rally calling for a written agreement to protect local homeowners from being displaced by higher property taxes once the $500 million Obama Presidential Center is complete.
Planned Obama Presidential Center Clears Another HurdleThe city will lease the land in Jackson Park on which it will be built for 99 years for a one-time token payment of $10.