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Latest blog post Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The first three Obama Presidential Center permits were issued
by Steven Vance

The 1st three Obama Presidential Center permits were issued

The Obama Presidential Center got its first building permits this week for construction within Jackson Park. Three building permits cover installing caissons (part of foundation work) and tree removal and site clearing for the “forum”, a Chicago Public Library branch, and a partially submerged parking garage. This post briefly covers where those future structures are and what they look like.

Start by reviewing the site plan below, which is dated October 2019 and I believe the most recent version. You can interact with this story on Twitter.

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New construction permits pulled in Chicago in the last 2 months since Saturday, May 29th, 2021

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