Judge dismisses lawsuit blocking Obama Center construction in Jackson Park

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Judge dismisses lawsuit blocking Obama Center construction in Jackson Park

Judge dismisses lawsuit blocking Obama Center construction in Jackson Park
Jun 11, 2019
Curbed Chicago

“Today’s ruling, while disappointing, is by no means the final word,” Charles A. Birnbaum of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, an official consulting party in the federal review process, wrote in a statement to Curbed. 

“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.”