Obamas To Visit Chicago To Discuss Planned Library, MuseumThe Obamas will host a round table discussion Wednesday to "update the community" on the progress of the Obama Presidential Center.
Jewel-Osco To Open New Grocery Store In WoodlawnJewel-Osco has announced plans for a bright new grocery store and drive-through pharmacy in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
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, First Lady Review Presidential Library Design ProposalsPresident Barack Obama is reviewing design proposals for his future presidential library from the seven architectural firms chosen as finalists.
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 Library Site Selection Might Not Be Ready In First Half Of The YearThe man in charge of shaping the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum said Tuesday that initial planning might take longer than many expected.
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.
Protesters Say South Side Needs Adult Trauma Center More Than Presidential Library After the Obama Library announcement, about 75 protesters marched through the University of Chicago campus to the home of the school’s president, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
What Will Be Inside The Obama Presidential Library?It will create 3,300 construction jobs, 1,900 permanent jobs and attract 40 new businesses.
It's Official: University Of Chicago To Get Obama LibraryPresident Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama confirmed a decision that has been clear for nearly two weeks early Tuesday, as they announced online the Obama presidential library is coming to “Sweet Home Chicago.”