Steamroller Alert: Reagan’s Childhood Home to Become Parking Lot for Obama’s Library

Published on January 31, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-01-31 at 9.22.33 AMThe University of Chicago Medical Center has announced plans to turn Ronald Reagan’s childhood home in Chicago into a parking lot for President Barack Obama’s library.

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks previously denied the Gipper’s home landmark status in 2012, according to The Washington Times, and the university subsequently scheduled demolition to begin in January. Officials claim the home does not reach landmark status because it is not architecturally significant and the nation’s 40th president did nothing notable while living there.

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