A new study shows that an Obama Presidential Library on Chicago's South Side would draw enough visitors for 30 restaurants and eleven retailers nearby. The report also says the facility would also create a demand for a new hotel, increase state and local tax revenues and spark other development and jobs. 

The study was conducted by a University of Chicago consulting business, the Anderson Economic Group.  They were measuring the impact of an Obama presidential library and museum in the city's South Side Hyde Park community before the June 16th deadline for submitting bids.

 

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