Obama Presidential Center Project on Track

After months of negotiations with the community and city legislators, the Obama Foundation has submitted a revised development plan with the City of Chicago for city zoning entitlements, marking the most important step toward breaking ground on the project.

The Obama Foundation has submitted the Planned Development and Lakefront Protection Ordinance Application with the City of Chicago. The application is for city zoning entitlements and contains the revised construction plan for the upcoming presidential center, which is scheduled to break ground by the end of 2018 if the approval process goes smoothly.

After the first project details were made public in May 2017, the team behind the development spent months discussing with Chicago’s South Side community, critics of the project and city legislators about the changes that need to be made to the Obama campus so that it doesn’t affect Jackson Park’s historical value. An OPC spokesperson told Commercial Property Executive that other modifications are not excluded during the process as the project will continue to be shaped by community input…

Obama Presidential Center Project on Track

Categories : Real Estate

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.