Chicago lands George Lucas Museum | Early & Often

June 25, 2014 5:42 AM

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel has won a fierce competition with Los Angeles and San Francisco to house a first-of its-kind interactive museum housing movie mogul George “Star Wars” Lucas’ formidable collection of artwork and movie memorabilia!

Shortly after Sneed’s scoop that Chicago had won the bidding war, Lucas issued a statement from San Francisco: “Building in Chicago is the right decision for the museum, but the Bay Area will always be my home. I grew up here, made all my films here and raised my family in the Bay Area.”

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