Will Chicago's Plans Ruin Jackson Park?

One columnist argues the city's Obama Presidential Center project will violate legendary designer Frederick Law Olmsted's vision.
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Gardens in Jackson Park

Gardens in Jackson Park

As Chicago prepares big changes to the South Side's Jackson Park--building the Obama Presidential Center and consolidating golf courses, among other plans--one columnist argues that a lack of vision and convoluted review processes will harm the public space. Read on for a review of how designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux originally envisioned Jackson Park.

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