George Lucas museum set for Chicago

June 25, 2014 1:35 AM

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City bosses beat out bids from their counterparts in San Francisco and Los Angeles and will now house the movie mogul’s impressive collection of Star Wars memorabilia and Hollywood artefacts.

The director/producer will build the $700 million Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago, where his wife Mellody Hobson grew up, with a portion of the $4 billion fortune he received from the sale of his Star Wars empire to Disney.

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