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Some schools on chopping block in Chicago are architectural gems

Among the schools targeted for closing in Chicago are several architecturally significant buildings. Lee Bey, a blogger on architecture for WBEZ Radio, went out to snap photos of some of the schools, and asks the question: "What will happen to the closed school buildings, many of which...are remarkable pieces of architecture, often done by the city's best architects, and are worthy of preservation and reuse?


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