Obama Selects Chicago's Jackson Park for Presidential Library

The president picked the site near the University of Chicago.

ByBENJAMIN SIEGEL
July 27, 2016, 4:01 PM
PHOTO: Vehicles pass by Jackson Park in Chicago, May 12, 2015. The head of President Barack Obama's foundation announced that Chicago's South Side will be home the Obama Library.
Vehicles pass by Jackson Park in Chicago, May 12, 2015. The head of President Barack Obama's foundation announced that Chicago's South Side will be home the Obama Library.
Paul Beaty/AP Photo

— -- President Obama has selected Chicago's Jackson Park as the site of his future presidential library, according to a source familiar with the process.

The site will be officially unveiled in the coming days, according to the source.

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