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Kenwood

Kenwood
Nestled between 43rd and 51st Streets from Lake Shore Drive to Cottage Grove Avenue, Kenwood is known for its collection of mansions from the 19th and 20th Century and boasts some of the most architecturally significant and historical homes in Chicago. Read more about the Kenwood area of Chicago.
Nestled between 43rd and 51st Streets from Lake Shore Drive to Cottage Grove Avenue, Kenwood is known for its collection of mansions from the 19th and 20th Century and boasts some of the most architecturally significant and historical homes in Chicago. Read more about the Kenwood area of Chicago. « Show less

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  • Obamas visit Chicago together

    Obamas visit Chicago together
    President Barack Obama and his family landed atO'Hare International Airport on Friday and were quickly whisked off to their South Side home aboard the Marine One helicopter. It was the first time all four — the president, his wife, Michelle, and...
  • Who says you can't go home again?

    Who says you can't go home again?
    President Barack Obama delighted in the prospect of sleeping in his own bed Friday night, after his Kenwood neighborhood was securely tucked in by the police and Secret Service. Obama arrived in Chicago about 4:30 p.m. for three campaign fundraisers,...
  • Michelle Obama to return to Chicago for pair of campaign fundraisers

    Michelle Obama to return to Chicago for pair of campaign fundraisers
    — First lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago on Tuesday for two campaign fundraisers, one with actress Jane Lynch from television's"Glee." The lunch with the first lady and Lynch, a native of Dolton, will be held at 11 a.m. at Fulton's on the...
  • Obamas attend wedding in Chicago

    Obamas attend wedding in Chicago
    President Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their daughters Malia and Sasha spent their first Saturday in Chicago together in two years attending the wedding of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett's daughter. Walking from their home in the...
  • Obamas to make first joint trip to Chicago in 2 years

    Obamas to make first joint trip to Chicago in 2 years
    President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters arrive Friday in Chicago for a weekend at their home in the Kenwood neighborhood, most likely celebrating a wedding and certainly markingFather's Day, if only briefly. The trip is their first to the...
  • Obama in town to try to narrow cash gap with Romney

    Obama in town to try to narrow cash gap with Romney
    Just days after Republican White House candidate Mitt Romney came to Chicago to collect millions of dollars at two fundraisers, President Barack Obama returns to his hometown this weekend to hold five fundraising events tied to his birthday. Obama, who...
  • Obamas leave Chicago after weekend visit

    Obamas leave Chicago after weekend visit
    With the Willis Tower visible in the distance against a backdrop of clear blue sky, President Barack Obama set off for Mexico on Sunday aboard Air Force One at the conclusion of a weekend spent in his hometown with family and friends. The president...
  • Mayor Emanuel repays favor to Jennifer Hudson at weight-loss center opening

    Mayor Emanuel repays favor to Jennifer Hudson at weight-loss center opening
    Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson headlined a campaign fundraiser for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and today he returned the favor by joining the Chicago singer in opening a South Side Weight Watchers center that bears her name. Emanuel appeared onstage with...
  • Obamas in town, and likely atop list

    Obamas in town, and likely atop list
    Though the White House isn't saying, many expect President Barack Obama, the first lady and their two daughters to be guests of honor at Saturday's wedding of Laura Jarrett, the daughter of top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett. On Tuesday, a White...
  • Obama will get to sleep in own bed after all

    Obama will get to sleep in own bed after all
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, who recently lamented that he couldn't sleep in his own bed during the NATO summit in Chicago, will have the chance Friday when he returns for three fundraisers. The first event is a 5 p.m. reception at the...
  • Fundraisers to allow donors to hail the chief and his birthday

    Fundraisers to allow donors to hail  the chief and his birthday
    There's a high price to wish President Barack Obama a belated happy birthday in his Chicago home: $40,000. Obama, who turns 51 on Aug. 4, will be celebrated with three "birthday" fundraisers in Chicago on Aug. 12, including one in his Kenwood home and...