- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Whitney Young’s Sports Complex Was Supposed To Be For The Public. But West Loop Neighbors Are Locked Out
The Michelle Obama Sports Complex was hailed as a facility for "everybody." But neighbors say leaders are restricting public access by locking its field during public hours and charging fees to use the tennis courts.
Obama Center’s Winter Garden To Be Named After Slain Chicago Teen Hadiya Pendleton
Pendleton, 15, was shot and killed in 2013, just eight days after performing with a majorette squad at President Barack Obama's second inauguration.
Obama Presidential Center Breaks Ground With Former President And First Lady In Chicago
Plans for the project in Jackson Park have sparked complex debates about housing, displacement, land use, historical preservation and more among nearby residents.
After Obama Portraits Tour, South Side Groups Launch Grants, Book Pop-Up For New Artists And Young Readers
After seeing the “beauty of Blackness and excellence” through the Obamas exhibit, Hyde Park and Englewood organizations want to keep motivating young South Siders.
Obama Presidential Portraits Coming To Art Institute June 18
The official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama are leaving Washington, D.C., for the first time and coming to Chicago for the first stop in a nationwide tour.
Barack And Michelle Obama’s Official Portraits Are Coming To Art Institute Of Chicago
The portraits will make their first stop of a national tour at the Art Institute, where they can be viewed June 18-Aug. 15, 2021.
Obamas Focus On Community At Foundation Summit, But No Talk Of Neighbors’ Role In Presidential Center Plans
Michelle Obama said the presidential center will bring "life" to a dormant Jackson Park. "It might be protected and loved by its friends, but it's not used by the community."
Michelle Obama Honored With New Namesake Whitney Young Athletic Complex: ‘This Is A Facility For Everybody’
"It’s similar to what Barack and I are hoping to achieve with the Obama Presidential Center, a place where everyone in Chicago can gather to learn and play and strengthen this community together," the former first lady said.
New Michelle Obama Mural In Chicago Aims To Capture Former First Lady’s ‘Warm’ Spirit
The mural features the South Side native wearing traditional Korean clothing. "We are so proud of this amazing human being, who happens to be a Chicagoan," the restaurant's owner said.
Whitney Young Raising Money To Resurface Tennis Courts To Complement New Michelle Obama Athletic Complex
If the school can raise $60,000, the U.S. Tennis Association will match funds raised to improve the school's tennis courts, school officials said.
Whitney Young High School To Unveil New $4.3 Million Michelle Obama Athletic Complex This Summer
The new complex, which includes a multi-purpose field that can host baseball, softball, football, soccer and lacrosse, will be unveiled during a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 12, the school principal said.
Obama Library Lease, 19 Acres For $10, Goes Before Aldermen Today
The City Council will vote on a revised agreement that will allow the Obama Presidential Center to be built in Jackson Park.