Lawsuit Opposing The Obama Presidential Center Moves Forward

JacksonPark_hero_EricAllixRogers_04.jpg
Press Coverage

Lawsuit Opposing The Obama Presidential Center Moves Forward

Lawsuit Opposing The Obama Presidential Center Moves Forward
Feb 20, 2019
WBEZ

“The Obama Foundation and the University of Chicago created this controversy by insisting on the confiscation of public parkland,” said Charles A. Birnbaum, president and CEO of The Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, D.C. “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.”