The president chose the site near the University of Chicago campus to honor the city where he began his political career.
President Barack Obama has chosen his hometown of Chicago to host his future presidential library.
The foundation developing Barack Obama’s future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago.
Bid for Obama presidential library envisions a prime spot on a rocky shoreline between Waikiki and downtown Honolulu.
The first major donations to President Barack Obama’s future presidential library are rolling in from New York and Chicago.
The foundation developing Barack Obama’s future presidential library has received 13 applications from groups that want to host the library.
The top Republican in the Illinois House criticized on Monday majority Democrats’ plan to offer $100 million in taxpayer money to lure Barack Obama’s presidential library to Chicago.
Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren’t taking for granted that the Windy City will land the president’s official library.
Former President Bill Clinton jokes that he’s become so close to the Bushes that he’s become “the black sheep son.”
Where will President Barack Obama put his presidential library?