Obama library round-up: Woodlawn, Lakeside, Bronzeville and more vying for nation’s 14th presidential library
Speculation over the future site of President Barack Obamaâ€™s presidential library has picked up as a slew of Chicago sitesâ€”as well as some in New York, Hawaii, and even Kenyaâ€”made the June deadline for proposals. Ultimately the decision is up to the President and the board tasked with developing what will be the nationâ€™s 14thÂ presidential library, but dozens of groups are attempting to tug at that group’s ears. (Even I used AN‘s June editorial page to consider the library’s urban impact.) Hereâ€™s a round-up of some of the Chicago proposals made public so far.