Obama unveils presidential library designs

Obama unveils presidential library designsBarack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the vision for his presidential library in Chicago, a modern, $ 500 million project he hopes will be a training ground for future leaders housed in the city that launched his career. The site is slated to be upwards of 225,000 square feet in size and house a library, museum and forum — as well as classrooms, meeting spaces, a community garden and a recreational area. The goal was to “create an institution that will train the next generation of leadership,” Obama told a packed audience.

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