Chicago Updates

Obama Foundation Announces Slate of Programming for Fall 2017 with Fall Summit Hosted by President and Mrs. Obama

September 13, 2017 8:04 AM

Initiatives will inspire and empower civic innovators and young people to take action in their own communities Chicago, IL – Today, President Obama announced in… More

Obama Foundation Issues Request for Proposal to Four Construction Management Teams for Obama Presidential Center

August 31, 2017 6:50 AM

Major Minority-Owned Firms Tapped to Submit RFP in Obama Foundation’s Ongoing Goal of Bringing Local, Diverse Firms into Development of OPC... More

Summer in Chicago: A Lollapalooza Playlist

August 3, 2017 9:58 AM

To celebrate Chicago as the future home of the Obama Presidential Center and current home to some of the world’s biggest and best-loved music… More

Obama Foundation Announces Requests for Qualifications for Construction Management Services for the Obama Presidential Center

June 15, 2017 10:24 AM

Participating Firms Encouraged to Demonstrate Innovative Approach to Workforce Training and Ambitious Goals for Minority Hiring Chicago – Today, the Obama Foundation released… More

Hometown: A Collaborative Playlist

May 18, 2017 4:32 AM

We asked you to share songs that remind you of home and inspire you to be involved in your communities. From India… More

President and Mrs. Obama Announce Conceptual Vision for Design of Obama Presidential Center

May 3, 2017 12:00 PM

Campus Setting Will Include Presidential Museum, Public Plaza and Space that Features a ‘Working Center for Citizenship;’ Plan Revitalizes Jackson Park to Re-Establish Connection to… More

Obama Foundation Announces Landscape Architect for Obama Presidential Center

January 30, 2017 11:22 AM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced the landscape architecture team for the Obama Presidential Center (OPC).  Working with the OPC’s previously announced architects, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and InterActive Design Architects, a team comprised of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), Site Design Group, and Living Habitats will serve as the project’s landscape architects. More

Statement by President Barack Obama on the Site of the Obama Presidential Center

July 29, 2016 3:15 PM

Statement by President Barack Obama More

The Obama Foundation Announces Architect Selection for Future Presidential Center

June 30, 2016 1:15 PM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced that it has selected the architectural team of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners (TWBTA) and… More

Barack Obama Foundation Issues RFP to Seven Potential Architects for the Future Presidential Center

December 21, 2015 9:43 AM

Chicago, IL – Today, The Barack Obama Foundation issued a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) to seven architectural firms, one of which will ultimately be selected… More

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