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What happened to the closed school in your neighborhood?
Anthony Overton Elementary School was closed in 2013. In 2015 the school was purchased by the Washington Park Development Group and will soon be redeveloped as the Overton Business and Technology Incubator. The school was designed and built by prominent Chicago architects, Perkins & Will in 1963, Overton represents a modern and progressive approach to education reform and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2016. 

This summer, Creative Grounds hosted monthly activation days and networking events to bring life into the former Anthony Overton Elementary School – and invited teams to work collaboratively to create design installations as part of 8x3: Art + ArchitectureActivation Days @ Anthony OvertonAll summer, Chicago creatives gathered at the former Overton Elementary to work on 8x3, a project to activate classrooms with art, design…

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