Urban Art and the Block - the Obama Presidential Center

Urban Art and the Building - The Obama Presidential Center

Wednesday, October 11th, 4:00pm - 6:00pm: 

Meet on the steps of the Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60637.   Description - A walk through Jackson Park and the site of the Obama Presidential Center with faculty members Neil Harris, Katherine Fischer Taylor, WJT Mitchell, Bill Brown, Christine Mehring, Jessica Stockholder, Emily Talen, and others.  Our walk will be guided by this map, created by post-doctoral fellow Vidura Jang Bahadur.

Readings:
Maps:
  1. 1871, Laying Out the South Park by the South Park Commission,
  2. 1892 Columbian Exposition General Plan
  3. 1893 Columbian Exposition Transport Map
  4. 1895 Revised General Plan for Jackson Park,
  5. 1986 Friends of the Park - Jackson Park,
  6. 2017 Obama Presidential Center Conceptual Site Plan
  7. Our walk map, by Vidura