NEWS + INSIGHTS : SCHOOL TO RESIDENTIAL
SCHOOL TO RESIDENTIAL: MOTLEY SCHOOL APARTMENTS
Built in 1884 for the Chicago Board of Education, the Motley School is a historic four-story brick and wood building whose former classrooms, offices, and gymnasium have been converted to 34 residential apartments.
SCHOOL TO RESIDENTIAL: PEABODY SCHOOL APARTMENTS
The Elizabeth Peabody Public School was designed by the Chicago Board of Education architect W. August Fiedler and constructed in 1894. Following the closure of several Chicago Public Schools in 2013, Peabody School was sold through a public auction with a redevelopment plan to transform the historic structure into 23 apartments with a rooftop deck.
ARMOUR INSTITUTE ADAPTIVE REUSE PROJECT PROGRESS
Armour Institute, an iconic Chicago Landmark building, is being transformed from its historic institutional function to a residential building with a new name, Flats on Federal.