By Keith Wagstaff / NBC News
October 29, 2015

Star Wars filmmaker George Lucas didn’t use a Jedi mind trick to get approval for his museum in the Windy City. Instead, he promised Chicago Bears fans more parking spots.

The Chicago City Council voted on Wednesday to approve the zoning proposal for the 300,000-square-foot Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which will be located near Soldier Field.

The zoning approval calls for more parking and tailgating spots for Chicago Bears fans, as well as public green space along Lake Michigan.

“The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be an incredible addition to Chicago’s Museum Campus,” the city’s mayor, Rahm…

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