A rendering of the planned Obama Presidential Center and museum in Jackson Park, on Chicago's South Side. The presidential museum is the vertical structure at the far end: a tower 235 feet high, according to current plans. It's meant to symbolize a journey of ascension and hope.
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The Obama Foundation has raised more than a quarter of a billion dollars so far to build the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago's South Side. Key to the Foundation's mission are programs to train the next generation of civic leaders.
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