Edward "Duke" Ellington
|Project:||Edward "Duke" Ellington|
|Address:||243 North Parkside|
|Description:||Mayor Richard M. Daley joined Barbara Eason-Watkins, CPS Chief Education Officer students, parents and teachers for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 5, 2005.
The new $18 million Ellington School, has 28 classrooms and a capacity of about 1,050 students, also includes a separate computer lab, science lab, art room, and music room; a state-of-the-art computer network; an environmentally friendly roof that features a garden area over the gymnasium; an elevator and full accessibility to people with disabilities. It also includes special features that pay homage to legendary musician who is its namesake: a keyboard design on the hallway floors, musical notes on the tree grates outside the building, and a full performance stage in the gymnasium.
PROJECT PRESS RELEASES
|2/5/2005||Mayor Daley Opens New School In Austin Community|
|9/17/2003||PBC To Break Ground At New Edward "Duke" Ellington Elementary School|
|1/10/2003||PBC To Build Two New Schools, Campus Park|
|12/10/2002||PBC To Build Two New Public Schools|
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