Judge rules that lawsuit against the Obama Presidential Center can proceed

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Judge rules that lawsuit against the Obama Presidential Center can proceed

Judge rules that lawsuit against the Obama Presidential Center can proceed
Feb 20, 2019
The Architect's Newspaper

“The Obama Foundation and the University of Chicago created this controversy by insisting on the confiscation of public parkland,” said president and CEO of the Cultural Landscape Foundation Charles A. Birnbaum in a statement. “The Obama Foundation could make this issue go away by using vacant and/or city-owned land on the South Side for the Obama Presidential Center (which is planned to be a private facility rather than a presidential library administered by the National Archives), or, better still, land owned by the University of Chicago, which submitted the winning bid to host the Center.”