Andersonville School Close to Becoming a Landmark
Jun10

Andersonville School Close to Becoming a Landmark

Chicago’s Landmarks Commission has approved a plan to make the former Lyman Trumbull school building in Andersonville the city’s newest landmark. The building on the northwest corner of Ashland and Foster was designed by Dwight H. Perkins (once of Burnham & Root), and built in 1909. Lyman Trumbull school building (Via Apple Maps) A report for the Landmarks Commission describes the building thusly: Trumbull is regarded...

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Another Former Chicago Public School Closer to Starting a New Life
Jul18

Another Former Chicago Public School Closer to Starting a New Life

Three years after the last school bell rang, Lyman Trumbull Elementary School at 5200 North Ashland Avenue in Andersonville is a step closer to opening its doors once again. The city’s zoning board has approved a proposal to turn the century-old building into dozens of new residences and a community┬átheater. ┬áThe Timeline Theater would occupy the ground floor of the 1909 building, and 49 condominiums would be carved out of the...

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