Obamas In Chicago For Groundbreaking Of Obama Presidential Center
September 28, 2021 12:55PM CDT
Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are in Chicago today for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Obama Presidential Center on the South Side. Mayor Lightfoot and Governor J.B. Pritzker will join the former first couple for the small ceremony this afternoon. Construction on the center kicked off last month in the historic Jackson Park. The 700-million-dollar project has been six years in the making. The center is scheduled to open in 2025.