Grant Park Rally

  • StageIsSet  On election night, November 4, 2008, hundreds of thousands gathered in Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois to await results. The stage where Barack Obama would make his remarks after results were announced, appears in the rear of this photo. Photo by Sherry Hutson.

    1 On election night, November 4, 2008, hundreds of thousands gathered in Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois to await results. The stage where Barack Obama would make his remarks after results were announced, appears in the rear of this photo. Photo by Sherry Hutson.

  • LiveBlogger  A woman in the Grant Park crowd was live-blogging during the event. Photo by Sherry Hutson.

    2 A woman in the Grant Park crowd was live-blogging during the event. Photo by Sherry Hutson.

  • Skyline Pandamonium  The skyline of Chicago moments after the announcement that Barack Obama had been elected president in 2008.

    3 Skyline Pandamonium The skyline of Chicago moments after the announcement that Barack Obama had been elected president in 2008.

  • PrezElectSpeech  Jumbo screens were placed thoughout the park. Shown here is President-Elect Obama making his Victory Speech. Photo by Sherry Hutson.

    4 Jumbo screens were placed thoughout the park. Shown here is President-Elect Obama making his Victory Speech. Photo by Sherry Hutson.