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Bringing it home; The South Side of Chicago is selected as the future home of the Obama Presidential Center

The project has the potential to be an “economic boon” for surrounding neighborhoods and the city, according to a 2014 study by Anderson Economic Group. That report, commissioned by the University, estimated that the center would account for about 3,300 construction jobs and would spur the creation of 1,900 permanent new jobs in retail, dining, and other businesses, with $220 million in annual impact for Chicago.

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