“The Obama Kissing Rock” – Obamas First Kiss at 53rd & Dorchester in Chicago
“On our first date, I treated her to the finest ice cream Baskin-Robbins had to offer, our dinner table doubling as the curb. I kissed her and said it tasted like chocolate.”
President Barack Obama
From an Interview In O, The Oprah Magazine, Feb. 2007
On this site President Barack Obama first kissed Michelle Obama.
I have named this place “The Obama Kissing Rock”. This act of love is so romantic to me. I can just see couples going there to celebrate and kiss on Sweetest Day, Valentine’s Day, weddings, and anniversaries.
The “Obama Kissing Rock” is a 3,000 pound granite boulder located at 53rd & Dorchester in front of a Subway Shop that was once a Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Shop.
Hyde Park community is an affluent neighborhood located on the southside of Chicago.