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Obama Chicago Tourism

Kid Offering View Of Obama's Chicago Home For $10

Chicago Tribune | Ofelia Casillas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Obama's red-brick house in the Hyde Park/Kenwood neighborhood is protected by concrete barricades at either end of his block. Chicago police cars stan...

Obama's Hyde Park

New York Times | Michael Y. Park | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Hyde Park hasn't gotten this much attention since 1893, when the Chicago World's Fair introduced the country to electricity and serial killers. But in...

Hotel Offering Obama-Themed 'City Of Hope' Package

Financial Times | Hal Weitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A luxury hotel might seem like a bad business to be running during an economic downturn, but Patrick Hatton, general manager of The James in downtown...

Tourism Business Booming In Obama's Chicago

ABC News | MATTHEW JAFFE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite the cold weather and biting wind, out-of-town guests, as usual, on Thanksgiving weekend, are hitting the sites in Chicago, America's third-lar...

Obama Transition A Boon For Chicago Hilton

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

No one will be sadder when President-elect Barack Obama finally splits town and heads to Washington for good than the folks who run the Hilton Chicag...

Has Obama Eclipsed Oprah?

New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SO long, Crawford, Tex. Even before President-elect Barack Obama takes office in 61 days, effectively crowning Chicago as the site of the Western Whi...

An Obama Boom in Hyde Park?

David Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Hoyt

It will take a lot more than the impulse spending of a presidential entourage to provide the housing, transit, jobs, and retail amenities that are needed in the President-elect's own back yard.

Illinois Tourism Counting On Big Obama Boost

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago's tourism Web site beckons visitors to "experience the city the Obamas enjoy." The Illinois Bureau of Tourism plans to launch ...