Bell Rings For New South Loop Elementary School
Sep05

Bell Rings For New South Loop Elementary School

For years, Chicago’s downtown parents have lobbied for more schools in the heart of the city.  And the recent influx of hipsters, empty-nesters, and extended families has made the demand even greater. Those anxious parents should get a smidgeon of relief in a little over a year now that City Hall has issued permits for the construction of a new South Loop Elementary School: NEW CONSTRUCTION OF 4-STORY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL; TYPE 1B...

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A First Look at What Will Become of Uptown’s Stewart School
Jun28

A First Look at What Will Become of Uptown’s Stewart School

It’s been a little over three years since Chicago Public School announced that the Graeme Stewart School in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood would close its doors forever.  Now a real estate developer wants to open them again.  This time as apartments. The plan drawn up by Pappageorge Haymes is to carve 64 new homes out of the school that Morningside Equities bought for $5.1 million last autumn — a 14% premium on its...

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