Monthly Archives: March 2018

School With A New Purpose

CHICAGO (CBS) — Remember when some 50 Chicago Public Schools shut down back in 2013? One is about to re-open. And when it does, it’ll be OK to sleep in school. The school bell is silent at Stewart Elementary School in the Uptown neighborhood. But soon alarm clocks will blare in the morning. The water fountains are gone….
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Former CPS building in Uptown turned into apartments

A former school building in Uptown has been fitted out with 64 apartments that will begin leasing to tenants March 16. Built in 1905, the former Graeme Stewart School on Kenmore Avenue was designed by Dwight Perkins, who at the time was the Chicago Board of Education’s chief architect. He also designed Schurz and Lane…
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