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Unpermitted work on Obama presidential center halted in Chicago city park

WASHINGTON – The city and Chicago Park District on Monday announced a halt to Obama Presidential Center-related construction in Jackson Park after moving ahead while crucial federal reviews of the project were still ongoing.


The Chicago Sun-Times reported in August that the park district was cutting down trees in Jackson Park despite a federal lawsuit, city and federal approvals pending, and a pledge from the Obama Foundation CEO to keep trees intact until the permitting process is complete.


https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/obama-center-related-construction-in-jackson-park-stopped-by-city-hall/

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