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.
Chosen Few Festival Takes Center Stage At Jackson ParkMore than 35,000 house music fans will be dancing to the beat in Jackson Park.
Chicago Plan Commission To Vote On Obama Presidential Center PlansSupporters of the Obama Presidential Center plan to pack City Hall on Thursday, as the Chicago Plan Commission prepares to vote on plans to build the $500 million complex in Jackson Park.
Chicago Park District To Host Meetings On Potential Park UsesHowever there will be no new information presented about the Obama Presidential Center itself or proposed transportation improvements.
Chicago Park District Releases Revised Plans For Jackson Park Golf CourseThe Chicago Park District unveiled its revised plans for the golf courses in Jackson Park and around the South Shore Cultural Center to a polite, but somewhat skeptical crowd.
Obama Center Revises Design In Response To Community ConcernsThe Obama Foundation has changed some of the plans for its library center in Jackson Park, in response to complaints from its future neighbors.
At Issue: South Shore’s Revitalization Goes Beyond Obama CenterThere are hopes of redeveloping the old Michael Reese Hospital and the U.S. Steel South Works sites, as well.
Local Football League Fears Relocation Due To Obama LibraryA community football league could be playing its last homecoming game at Jackson Park, as that's where the Obama Library is set to be built.
City Of Chicago Holds Showing, Q & A Session For Obama Presidential Center PlansThe city of Chicago is showing its latest plans and answering questions Thursday on the Obama Presidential Center at the South Shore Cultural Center.