Renovated school reopens in Dallas

April 22, 2008
Booker T. Washington magnet school campus had been closed for two years

After two years in a temporary home, students have returned to the Booker T. Washington arts magnet school in Dallas. Students have been attending classes in a rundown shopping center as $55 million worth of renovations took place at the campus in downtown Dallas. The original building--the city's first black high school--was gutted and now houses an art gallery, a theater and a museum of sorts to display school and alumni memorabilia. A new 170,000-square-foot facility extends behind the old school, wrapping around a large courtyard.

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