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Louise Bernard (Courtesy of the Obama Foundation)

As museum director, the Yale graduate will lead the design, development and operation of the Obama Presidential Center’s museum, according to the Obama Foundation. 

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Why some community groups are mounting opposition to the Obama Library's Jackson Park location and where they say it should go instead.

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Geoffrey Baer explores an eccentric architect’s wacky proposal for the World’s Fair.

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(Courtesy of the Obama Foundation)

The first conceptual designs for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park have been revealed. Take a peek at the renderings.

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A coalition of community organizers are trying to get the Obama Foundation, the city, and the University of Chicago to commit to creating jobs and not displacing area residents.

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The University of Chicago (Credit: Tom Rossiter)

The Obama Foundation announced Tuesday three Chicago-based firms will lead the project management team for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.

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Hours before the inauguration of Donald Trump, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama released a video outlining their plans for the future Obama Presidential Center.

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The Chicago Park District takes the first steps to bring a Tiger Woods-inspired golf course to Jackson Park, but not without controversy.

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Not that long ago, air pollution from burning coal made the Windy City more like the Smoggy City. Geoffrey Baer tells us how Chicago cleaned up its act.

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Artist and activist Yoko Ono visits Chicago and provides Jackson Park with a new public sculpture that’s being called “a landmark for peace.”

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Yoko Ono unveils “Sky Landing” in Chicago’s Jackson Park on Monday. (Chicago Tonight)

Yoko Ono on Monday morning debuted her first public art installation in the Americas on Jackson Park’s Wooded Island.

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Not that long ago, air pollution from burning coal made the Windy City more like the Smoggy City. Geoffrey Baer tells us how Chicago cleaned up its act, and shares other stories about Chicago history in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Not that long ago, air pollution from burning coal made the Windy City more like the Smoggy City. Geoffrey Baer tells us how Chicago cleaned up its act. He'll also explore the Kentucky Colony that settled in the city and the history of a pediatric hospital on the South Side.

How did Andersonville get its name? Was an artist once shot at the MCA?

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Geoffrey Baer visits an artist under glass, gets that sinking feeling at a Jackson Park garden, and reveals the hej hej history of the Andersonville neighborhood's name.

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If you spent time in city parks this summer, you may have noticed trees being transformed. The Chicago Park District teamed with a local sculptor's group to turn trees that were condemned into public art. We revisit Jay Shefsky’s story.

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The Chicago Park District has teamed with a local sculptor's group to turn trees that were condemned into public art.