Hearing Today On Lawsuit Seeking To Block Obama Center From Jackson ParkA group called Protect Our Parks has argued the Obama Center is not the same as a traditional presidential library, and should not be built on public land.
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.
Former President Barack Obama Surprises High School Students In Gage ParkFormer President Barack Obama visited Chicago’s South side to attend a meeting at the Obama Foundation.
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.
Aldermen Approve Obama Presidential Center PlanThe City Council voted 47-1 to approve the various zoning changes that would be required to build the center in Jackson Park.
Protesters Demand Benefits Agreement As Plan Commission Set To Vote On Obama CenterProtesters said a community benefits agreement would be binding, forcing the Obama Foundation to put protections in place as part of the project.
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.
Obama Speaks With Obama Foundation Fellows In ChicagoFormer President Barack Obama visited Chicago's South side Wednesday to greet members of the Obama Foundation Fellowship Program.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Lawsuit Against Obama Presidential Center Is 'Frivolous'Mayor Rahm Emanuel is firing back at a group trying to block the Obama Presidential Center, calling the federal lawsuit to block the park “frivolous.”
Chicago Group Sues To Stop Construction Of Obama CenterA nonprofit group says the Obama Presidential Center shouldn't be built in a Chicago park because it won't be a true presidential library.
Obama Center To Have Chicago Public Library BranchObama Foundation executive director Robbin Cohen says having a public library branch would attract local residents to make use of the presidential center and give residents reason to keep returning.
Some Hoping To Rebuild Old Leg Of CTA Green Line For Obama CenterA push to rebuild an old stretch of the Green Line along 63rd Street to help tourists get to the Obama presidential library is getting pushback from the very people who first fought to tear down the tracks.
Obama Makes Surprise Appearance At Presidential Center MeetingFormer President Barack Obama came to Chicago Tuesday to share his vision for the Obama Presidential Center.
Protesters Raise Concerns As City Council Learns Plans For Obama Presidential CenterAs plans for the Barack Obama Presidential Center are being introduced to the Chicago City Council on Wednesday, voices are being raised over the South Side project.