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What Obama's Doing For His Birthday

AP | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will mark his 51st birthday next month with "a little celebration" at his Chicago home. First lady Michelle...

PHOTOS: The Obama Family In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Obama family arrived in Chicago Thursday evening and will spend Memorial Day weekend in their Kenwood home. First lady Michelle Obama, daughters...

Obama Security Price Tag: Chicago Owed $1.58M

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The City of Chicago has spent more than $3.5 million on presidential security since November of 2008--and though the services are reimbursed by the fe...

Obama's Chicago Home Losing Police Protection

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Police Department is pulling its overtime detail that guards President Barack Obama's Kenwood home on Oct. 1, department officials announc...

Protecting President Obama's Chicago Home Costs City At Least $2.2 Million

Chicago Tribune | Annie Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Police Department has spent at least $2.2 million to secure President Barack Obama's Kenwood residence since he was elected in November, a...

Judge Mugged Near Obama's Home

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The night before Election Day, a Cook County judge was mugged just blocks from Barack Obama's home in the Kenwood neighborhood. Judge Eileen Brewer, ...

Man Arrested For Approaching Obama's Home

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The 31-year-old grandson of late Chicago Defender publisher John Sengstacke was arrested today after an officer found a handgun in a vehicle he parked...

Real Estate Spotlight On Obama's Neighborhood

Sara Bonert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sara Bonert

Among all the negative news you have heard about the real estate market lately, home values have actually increased in Kenwood by 13.7% over the last year, with the average home in the neighborhood having a value of approximately $320,000.

Obama's South Side Home: A Timeline

Zillow | Diane Tuman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Soon after Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, the up-and-coming junior senator from Illinois, purchased his Georgian revival mansion on the...

Security Increased At Obama's Home

Chicago Tribune | Deanese Williams-Harris and Steve Schmadeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the U.S. Secret Service steps up security for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, parking restrictions in the area around his South Side...