Michelle Obama Discusses Social Issues, Personal Life and Social Media At SummitFormer first lady Michelle Obama says words matter, particularly in an age where Twitter and other social media can be used like a weapon.
Obama Hosts 2-Day Global Leadership Summit In ChicagoMore than 500 civic leaders from around the globe were expected to take part in the summit.
Plans To Revamp South Side Including New Golf Course Discussed In Obama Library MeetingResidents near Barack Obama’s Presidential Library received Wednesday an update on more changes to their neighborhood’s landscape.
A First Look At The Obama Presidential CenterPresident Barack Obama, Mrs. Michelle Obama and the Obama Foundation released Wednesday the conceptual vision and side map for the Obama Presidential Center.
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.
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.
Two Firms Chosen To Design Obama LibraryThe Barack Obama Foundation has chosen a New York City architectural firm to lead the design of the Obama presidential library on the South Side, but a Chicago firm not among the initial seven finalists was also selected as a partner on the job.
Obama Foundation To Move Offices To Hyde ParkIt might be four or five years until the Obama Presidential Library is built on the South Side, but to oversee the project, the Barack Obama Foundation will be moving its offices from downtown to Hyde Park.
Seven Architectural Firms Selected As Finalists To Submit Designs For Obama Presidential LibraryThe Barack Obama Foundation has selected seven architectural firms to submit design proposals for the Barack Obama Presidential Center to be built on the South Side of Chicago.
Obama Foundation: 140 Firms Apply To Design Presidential LibraryFoundation Chairman Martin Nesbitt said in a news release Friday the firms that submitted qualifications by the Wednesday deadline are from 25 countries and 60 cities. He says 99 were based in the U.S. and many are Chicago firms.
Obama Library Announcement Set, But Rahm Not Celebrating Until It's OfficialThe long-awaited formal announcement of a decision made months ago is now less than a day away. It's been known for nearly two weeks that the Barack Obama Presidential Library will be built in Chicago on the South Side, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel isn't claiming victory until it's official.
Obama Library Site Selection Will Raise New Questions On South SideWith the official announcement coming Tuesday that the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum will be built in Chicago, comes a host of other questions, from exactly where it will be built, to the impact the project will have on small businesses on the South Side.
Aldermen Approve Park Land Transfer For Obama LibraryThe City Council has cleared the way for the city to take control of Park District land on the South Side for the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum, if the University of Chicago’s bid for the facility is selected.