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OK, It's Official: Obama Library Coming to Chicago's South Side

After months of speculation and then weeks of reports that the Obama Foundation had chosen Chicago for the forthcoming presidential library, Michelle and Barack have spoken: the Obama Presidential Center is indeed coming to the South Side. Over the last couple of weeks, local and national media outlets had been reporting leaks from sources close to the Obamas that identified the University of Chicago's bid as the winner. Early this morning the Obamas released a video to make the news truly official.

More info on the decision and timeline at Curbed Chicago