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.
Aldermen To Vote On Revised Obama Center Plan, Road ClosuresFor the third time, Chicago aldermen will vote on plans to build the Obama Presidential Center in historic Jackson Park, but the project still faces bigger hurdles before construction can begin.
Trial Date In Case Over Obama Center To Be Set In DecemberIn its lawsuit, an environmental group called Protect Our Parks contends that the center shouldn't be built in Jackson Park on the South Side because the transfer of parkland to a private entity violates state law.
City Breaks Promises Regarding Jackson Park, Obama Presidential CenterThe Chicago Park District is halting work on the relocation of a Jackson Park athletic field to build the Obama Presidential Center.
Obama Center Looking For Artifacts, Oral Histories From 2008 CampaignCurators hope the artifacts will be able to help tell the story of the 44th president.
Groundbreaking For Obama Presidential Center Delayed Until 2019Groundbreaking for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago will be delayed until next year because of a delay in the federal review process.