This May, Barack and Michelle Obama met with Chicago community leaders to reveal the design of the Obama Presidential Center. The much anticipated plan is expected to have a significant economic impact on the neighboring south side communities. Diverging from past presidents, Obama stated that he would like to build a center that, “looked forward, not backward, and would provide a place to train future leaders to make a change in their communities, countries and the world.”
To read the full story, visit Chicago Tribune. Article originally published by Angela Caputo, Katherine Skiba, and Blair Kamin on 5.4.17. Photo Courtesy of The University of Chicago Medical Center.