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Obama Foundation Chooses Designer for Presidential Library

By Frederick H. Lowe


potusinthought( – The Obama Foundation on Friday selected a New York architectural firm to design the Presidential Library Center for the nation’s first African-American president.

The library will have a dual role of improving the economy in a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, where it will be constructed. In addition to being a destination point for tourists from around the world, the Presidential Library Center will serve as magnet to attract more businesses, jobs and other services to the area. The Obama Foundation is considering two sites on Chicago’s Mid-South Side for the first Presidential Library in Chicago—Jackson Park and Washington Park.

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