Federal judge rejects Obama Presidential Center lawsuit as opponents vow to fight on

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Federal judge rejects Obama Presidential Center lawsuit as opponents vow to fight on

Federal judge rejects Obama Presidential Center lawsuit as opponents vow to fight on
Jun 12, 2019
The Architect's Newspaper

“Today’s ruling, while disappointing, is by no means the final word,” said Charles A. Birnbaum, president and CEO of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, in a statement. The Foundation is an “official consulting party” in the federal review process and has made its opposition to siting the OPC in Jackson Park clear. “Though the carefully orchestrated local approvals process has been enabled by pliant municipal officials, there are still federal-level reviews underway for this nationally significant work of landscape architecture that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.”