A Look Inside The Obama Presidential Center

A three-dimensional model of the proposed Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.
A three-dimensional model of the proposed Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.
A three-dimensional model of the proposed Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.
A three-dimensional model of the proposed Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.

A Look Inside The Obama Presidential Center

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President and Michelle Obama were in Chicago Wednesday to pull back the curtain on plans for the Obama Presidential Center on the South Side. The roughly 200,000 square foot building would turn Jackson Park into a campus with a museum, library, auditorium, public garden and more. Fundraising is ongoing, and the project is expected to cost around $500 million. Morning Shift talks to architecture critic Lee Bey about the center’s design and the impact it could have on the surrounding neighborhoods.