In the News

Letter: Tod and Billie Tsien’s OPC tower and plaza does not belong in Olmsted’s park
Hyde Park Herald, 11.15.2017

Letter: Reconsider Washington Park for the OPC
Hyde Park Herald, 11.15.2017

Letter: Stop making key Chicago decisions behind closed doors
Chicago Sun Times, 11.07.2017

Editorial: How South Side skeptics view City Hall and the Obama Foundation
Chicago Tribune, 11.07.2017

Barack Obama is building a library — and grappling again with Chicago politics
The Washington Post, 11.07.2017

Park Pals Protest Potential Park Peril from Proposed Presidential Parking Plan
ChicagoArchitecture, 11.07.2017

Few details emerge on evolving design of Chicago’s Obama Library
Curbed Chicago, 11.06.2017

After months of secrecy, a glimpse of Obama Center's evolving design
Chicago Tribune, 11.05.2017

Letter: A tip to Obama center advocates: Try humility
Chicago Tribune, 11.01.2017

Letter: OPC plans would be welcomed if they genuinely promoted development of our neighborhoods
Hyde Park Herald, 11.01.2017

Obama Center architect: Considering moving controversial garage
Chicago Sun Times, 11.01.2017

Letter: Obama's true legacy
Chicago Tribune, 10.31.2017

An Obama library scorecard
Crain's Chicago Business, 10.27.2017

America's 9 most at-risk open urban spaces
mother nature network, 10.25.2017

Friends of the Park Opposes Plan for Obama Center Garage
Streetsblog Chicago, 10.24.2017

The Obama Foundation's surprising challenge: Community organizers
Chicago Reader, 10.24.2017

Community Groups Draft Statements of Opposition to Obama Center
Chicago Sun Times, 10.20.2017

PRESS RELEASE: Friends of the Parks Steps Up the Fight for Green Space in Jackson Park in Light of the Obama Foundation’s Proposed Above-Ground Parking Garage on the Historic Midway Plaisance 

Friends of the Park Opposes OPC Parking Garage, Joins Obama CBA Coalition
Hyde Park Herald, 10.19.2017

MPAC Takes Stand Against OPC Parking Garage Proposal
Hyde Park Herald, 10.19.2017

Residents Launch Campaign to Save the Midway Plaisance
Hyde Park Herald, 10.12.2017

Open Season on Open Space > Jackson Park
Landslide 2017, The Cultural Landscape Foundation
(Open Season on Open Space focuses on nationally significant cultural landscapes, large and small, throughout the United States that are threatened by confiscation, development, energy and resource extraction, and other incompatible uses.)

Letter: What Will the Obama Center Do for the South Side?
Chicago Tribune, 10.10.2017

Jackson Park Watchdog Group Stepping Up Its Efforts
Curbed Chicago, 10.09.2017

Parking for Obama Library May Wipe Out Five Acres of Historic Green Space
The Architect's Newspaper, 10.02. 2017

Obama Presidential Center Greeted with Excitement and Wariness on Chicago's South Side
Los Angeles Times, 09.28.2017

Obama Library Plans Massive Parking Garage, Lacks Holistic Transportation Plan
Streetsblog Chicago, 08.25.2017

One Big Problem With Obama's Presidential Library
Citylab, The Atlantic Monthly, 05.05.2017