• Dave Harmon, PW editor

Over objections by some, work begins on Obama presidential library in Chicago's Jackson Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — Construction workers have officially started work on the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, after years of delays.

Crews were on the 19-acre site in Jackson Park early Monday. The Obama Foundation said, so far, it has awarded $120 million in construction contracts, with more than half of the work going to women- and minority-owned firms.

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