The filmmaker claimed that he and spouse Mellody Hobson were "heartbroken" after Chicagoans "said no" to the project.
Lucas Museum boss Don Bacigalupi has formally ditched his Chicago house.
A recent dump of private emails from Mayor Emanuel has given the public a view into the Lucas Museum quagmire, including a message from developer Dan McCaffery.
Michael Sorkin, a New York-based architect, is asking Lucas and Hobson to reconsider their decision to leave Chicago and to build a "Museum Campus South" at the former U.S. Steel site on the far South Side.
While the Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts is officially headed to California, the New York branch of OMA released its own conceptual design study for the now-doomed lakefront cultural institution.
The Star Wars creator has issued a statement declaring that he and and his wife Mellody Hobson will be looking to build their Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on the West Coast after all.
After nearly two years of fierce of opposition against the idea of building filmmaker George Lucas’ museum on the Chicago lakefront, the nonprofit advocacy group has reportedly changed their tune towards the plan.
The Friends of the Parks advocacy group has announced that it has halted its lawsuit against the city of Chicago’s plan allowing Star Wars creator George Lucas to build his controversial art museum at a lakefront site occupied by a parking lot.
As each day passes, the Lucas Museum plan for Chicago seems more and more like a long shot. Is it time to give up on the plan?