Skip to comments.Help the environment, save Jackson Park’s trees and pick new Obama Center site
Posted on 08/11/2019 4:50:39 PM PDT by Libloather
In the interest of fiscal and environmental responsibility, Mayor Lori Lightfoot should declare Jackson Park off-limits to construction and spare the hundreds of historic trees slated for clear-cutting.
Trees help Chicago offset global warming.
Recent United Nations and Science reports prioritize massive tree planting to absorb and sequester CO2. Destroying Jackson Parks mature trees releases stored CO2 into the atmosphere. Saving them saves Illinois taxpayers $199 million.
Building the OPC in a South Side neighborhood replaces unused buildings and empty lots, and facilitates business development. Choosing an already accessible location is infinitely fiscally and environmentally smarter than taxing Illinois residents millions of dollars to destroy irreplaceable Jackson Park trees.
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Is there somewhere we can make suggestions? A gay bath house would be appropriate.
They should build the LieBarry on Rezko’s lot next to Barry’s Chicago mansion.
They could simply rename the city dump.
Check this link... it is a list of abandoned places in Chicago & vicinity.
Apparently some of the Union Station in Chicago was available in 2016.
Several churches... including in Hyde Park area.
I vote for the bottom of Lake Michigan. There’s a spot about 900 ft from the surface that would do nicely. No trees, little traffic, and plenty of fresh water.
Move it to GITMO.
He should build it in Iran.
He did more for them than he ever thought of doing for the USA.
Jackson Park is beautiful
Obama should not ruin the park
Nairobi Kenya sounds like a winner. Cheap labor and plenty of locations to choose from.
It doesnt matter whether you are pro-Obama or anti-Obama. The author makes a very good argument.
How about Hell, Michigan?
I believe the big parcel where U.S. Steel used to be is still open. Right off Lake Shore Drive.
Is there a sewage treatment plant nearby?
we have a place called Iris Glen that would be suitable for Barry Soetoro’s ‘library’. Would get lots of traffic, too.
I suggest moving to close to home, in Hell.
Now THAT'S going to leave mark...!
How about building it about 5 miles due east of the proposed position in Grant Park?
There’s a neighborhood in Baltimore that could use some improvement. Just add lots of apartments in the facility.
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