Where did Barack Obama live before moving to the White House? Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and their two daughters lived in the area Kenwood downtown Chicago, 5046 South Greenwood Avenue.
In 2005, the future president bought the Georgian Renaissance style house for $ 1.65 million. It was rumored that Tony Rezko was involved in this business deal, he was one of the sponsors of Obama’s election campaign. The administration of Chicago says, whe Obama won the elections he began to gather tourists and neighbors around his house to see the new US president. For safety reasons, the entire street was blocked with the concrete barriers. There also were a lot of police cars on the streets. It was forbidden to walk or drive near his house.