Revised Designs for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park

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Revised Designs for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park

Revised Designs for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park
Jan 23, 2018
ASLA's The Dirt

For more perspective, read the take of Blair KaminThe Chicago Tribune‘s architecture critic, who largely supports the approach of the design team, but calls for the designs to further evolve, that of Jackson Park Watch, which calls for slower and more comprehensive planning with deeper community involvement, and that of Charles Birnbaum, FASLA, president of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), who calls for moving the park. And read more on demands that the Obama Foundation sign a community benefits agreement, which they have so far refused to do.