11/21/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Election Night In Grant Park

Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign will hold what it hopes will be an Election Night celebration in Grant Park in Chicago.

The large public space between the Loop and lakeshore also hosted a papal visit in 1979 and a Chicago Bulls NBA championship celebration in 1991.

An Obama aide confirmed the location this morning, but said logistical details such as whether attendees will need to register online or obtain a ticket in advance are still being worked out and will be announced in the coming days.

The Obama event is expected to take place on the south end of the park in an area known as Hutchison Field.

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