Home THREATENED: Jackson Park (Chicago 7 2017 & 2018) City Council Approves Obama Center Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Block Transfer of Public Park Land for Private Use 125th Year Anniversary of Opening Day of the World’s Columbian Exposition on May 1 Crowds protest outside a planning commission meeting for the Obama Presidential Center at City Hall demanding a Community Benefit Agreement, Thursday, May 17th, 2018. Photo Credit: James Foster/ Chicago Sun-Times

Crowds protest outside a planning commission meeting for the Obama Presidential Center at City Hall demanding a Community Benefit Agreement, Thursday, May 17th, 2018. Photo Credit: James Foster/ Chicago Sun-Times

Archaeological Excavation at Jackson Park yields thousands of artifacts, Photo Credit: City of Chicago