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Barack Obama Presidential Library

Obama Plans To Build His Presidential Library In...

AP | By DON BABWIN and CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama will establish his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, a part of the city where his political c...

Marina Fang

Reports: Obama's Presidential Library Will Be In Chicago

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO -- The Obama presidential library will be located on the South Side of Chicago, according to reports from CBS Chicago and NBC News. The offici...

Obama's Presidential Library Will Look Something Like This...

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts

This post originally appeared on ArchDaily by Holly Giermann Winner / Zhu Wenyi, Fu Junsheng, and Liang Yiang. Image Courtesy of Chicago Archit...

Why the Truman Library Is the One Presidential Library to Visit

Lisa Singh | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Lisa Singh

It was the first library of its kind created under a congressional act that encouraged future presidents to donate personal artifacts to start federally funded libraries in their name.

The Obama Library Might Look Like Something Out Of A Sci-Fi Fever Dream

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

If Hawaii gets its way, the future Barack Obama Presidential Library will resemble a futuristic oceanside retreat more than a traditional government a...

Hawaii Envisions A Beachside Presidential Library

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii group that wants to build a President Barack Obama library in the islands has submitted its proposal, predicting theirs wou...

A Look At The Obama Library Proposals

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN AND KERRY LESTER | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three U.S. cities that President Barack Obama once called home are trying to outdo one another as the competition to host his futur...

Why the Obama Library Should Be at Chicago State But Will Probably Go to the University of Chicago

Hermene Hartman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

I am hoping that the decision makers -- including you, Barack -- will see the logic of the Obama Complex that would combine the school and the library on the grounds of Chicago State University.

Obama Reveals His Wish List For Presidential Library

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Want your city, university or nonprofit group to be chosen to host President Barack Obama's presidential library? Now's the time t...

Chicago Groups Clash Over Obama Library Bid

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — Barack Obama's journey from community organizer to lawmaker to president was also a journey through several different Chicagos, from ...

One Site Emerges As A Favorite In Bid For Obama Library

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Hawaii may be President Barack Obama's childhood home, but Chicago is where he developed professionally and keeps close political and personal ties, o...

Competition Heats Up Over Obama Library

Posted 11.25.2013 | Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago has thrown its hat into the ring of institutions competing to house Barack Obama's future presidential library a...

Bronzeville Begins Campaign For Obama Library

Posted 12.26.2012 | Chicago

Though there are yet to be any official plans for a Barack Obama presidential library, the battle is already well under way among sites hoping to play...

Obama Presidential Library Sweepstakes Already Heating Up

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than a year into President Obama's first term, his former employer -- the University of Chicago -- is making it clear that it wants his president...

President-Elect Obama: Thinking About Your Presidential Library? Have I Got a Site for You

Lee Bey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lee Bey

What will breathe new life into Pullman and create a draw to this unique piece of Americana? Turn the factory into the most visible adaptive-reuse project in the world: The Barack Obama Presidential Library.