May 12, 2015, 10:55am CDT
May 11, 2017
Obama Foundation: Presidential center’s economic impact could be worth billions
The Obama Foundation says that the proposed presidential center would support thousands of jobs.
May 3, 2017
How the Obama Presidential Center could reshape Jackson Park
The Obama Foundation has offered a first look at early designs for the upcoming presidential library.
March 29, 2017
Obama Foundation introduces library architects
Architects Tod Williams, Billie Tsien, and Dina Griffin were formally introduced to South Side residents last night.
March 21, 2017
In Woodlawn, community development sparks talk of neighborhood renewal
Can an Obama Library bump add more momentum to the city’s South Side?
January 20, 2017
Obamas seek public input on upcoming Presidential Center for Chicago
As the Obamas return to life as private citizens, they are looking to press forward on their plans to build their presidential library in Chicago.
October 31, 2016
A look at John Ronan’s bid for the Obama Library
Despite losing the winning bid to New York’s Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects earlier this year, Chicago’s John Ronan Architects have released their grand vision for the Barack Obama Presidential Center.
July 29, 2016
President Obama's statement on the Jackson Park site selection
This afternoon, the Obama Foundation issued a statement confirming that the future future Obama Presidential Center will indeed be built in Jackson Park.
July 27, 2016
The Obama Library will be built in Jackson Park
It’s been exactly a month since the Obamas announced that Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects will lead the design for the library and now we have a site selection—the Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux designed Jackson Park.
June 30, 2016
Obama Foundation announces architect for Presidential Library
Nearly a year after the Obama Foundation kicked off its search for an architect, the Obamas has announced that Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects will lead the design effort for the future Obama Presidential Center for Chicago’s South Side.
March 17, 2016
Obama Foundation Moving into Hyde Park Office
The organization is setting up shop in Hyde Park to be closer to community leaders and residents.
March 3, 2016
Residents and Investors Bet on Obama Boost in Washington Park
The South Side neighborhood could experience an economic renaissance should it be selected to host the Obama Presidential Library.