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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Landmarks Illinois >> Learn about reuse plans for Overton School at LI's Annual Meeting!
LI's Annual Meeting will be the first time reuse plans for the historic, former CPS school will be unveiled to the public!
of the Washington Park Development Group, which purchased Overton in
2015, is looking forward to sharing his vision for the future of Overton
School with Landmarks Illinois members.
Join us at our
Annual Meeting to hear from Foreman about why this National
Register-listed building is special to him and the Bronzeville
neighborhood, and how it will be restored to once again serve the
"I'm glad to be one of the pioneers in Chicago with
redeveloping former schools," said Foreman. "I also hope that Overton
can be a good example for our legislators to create and expand a state
historic tax credit. Finally, I hope that Overton serves as a model for
the Bronzeville community and other communities around the city for how
we can use the assets in the community and work together to get results
where everyone wins. It will be remembered 60 years from now as one of
the vital redevelopments that helped Bronzeville return to its prior