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Related Midwest summer intern introduces Michelle Obama at The Obama Presidential Center groundbreaking

On September 28th, The Obama Presidential Center broke ground on the South Side of Chicago and was commemorated by a ceremony attended by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. Introducing Mrs. Obama was Related Midwest’s 2021 summer intern Zell Wilson, who interned through Chicago Architecture Center’s Teen Fellow Program that supports young people interested in architecture to get involved. Related is proud of Ms. Wilson and her many achievements. Watch the video to see her remarks as she introduces Mrs. Obama, celebrating The Obama Presidential Center’s milestone as it grows one step closer to introducing a world-class museum and public gathering space to Chicago.