The Obama Center: opening in 2025Deanna Isaacson February 17, 2021 at 4:15 pm

But Protect Our Parks says more legal challenges are coming for the Jackson Park plan.

It was hot on the August day in 2016 when Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented the Obama Foundation with nearly 20 acres of Jackson Park as the site for the Obama Presidential Center. On the concrete terrace on the south side of the Museum of Science and Industry, where journalists and officials gathered for the announcement, it was blistering—too hot to process much beyond the need to find some shade.  …Read More

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