Inside Barack And Michele Obama's Future Presidential Center In Chicago
Inside Barack And Michele Obama's Future Presidential Center In Chicago
Barack Obama reveals new presidential library
Former U.S. President Barack Obama revealed a new presidential library on Lake Michigan on Wednesday
14 May, 2017, 01:12
Via the report, the Obamas are in town for a Wednesday discussion that will offer updates on the library and its progress. "Although we had a formal bidding process to determine where the presidential library was going to be, the fact of the matter was it had to be right here on the South Side of Chicago".
"Got to go with Kendrick", Obama said without hesitation, before continuing, "I think Drake is an outstanding entertainer, but Kendrick - his lyrics, his last album was outstanding".
The plan calls for the museum to anchor the northern end of the plaza on the sprawling campus of the presidential center, while the roofs of library and forum buildings are to be covered with plantings to create new park land.
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To its south would be the forum, which will house an auditorium, restaurant and public garden, and the library, which will contain a trove of documents, emails, photos and artifacts from Obama's eight years in office.
The total size of the Center will range between 200-225,000 gross square feet, but the concept site plan imagines a re-shaping of Jackson Park that will result in a total net increase in green space for Jackson Park.
A contextual site plan for the Obama Presidential Center. Construction will take four years, but Obama said he wanted the facility to start offering programs immediately. Alongside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the South Shore Cultural Center, they'll show off a three-dimensional model of the upcoming complex on the city's South Side. The goal is to "re-establish the South Side's connection to the Lagoon and Lake Michigan". It has been designed by husband-and-wife architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien and is estimated to cost $500 million. "The Center will be a place for doing, not just looking or listening", said Marty Nesbitt, Chair of the Obama Foundation, in a statement. "It's about a story that our kids tell themselves when they see a world-class institution in their community, populated by people who come from their community, then they have a sense of importance", Obama said.
"We are honored to lead this incredible exhibition design team and to collaborate with the Obama Foundation to help develop a presidential center that reflects the dynamism and openness of the Obama presidency and encourages and supports civic engagement", founder Ralph Appelbaum said.
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