The final goodbye at closing schools

It was the last of school at about one-third of Chicago's public schools, but 28 will never reopen their doors.

June 20, 2013

Becky Vevea and Linda Lutton

School officially is out for the summer at about a third of Chicago Public Schools. But because of historic school closings, many won’t re-open their doors next fall. Goodbyes at those schools were particularly hard Wednesday.

WBEZ's Becky Vevea and Linda Lutton report on the last and final day at a few of those schools.

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Chicago public schools closing for good on June 19, 2013
School NameCommunity AreaAddress
ALTGELDWest Englewood1340 W 71st St
ARMSTRONG, LAustin5345 W Congress Pkwy
BANNEKEREnglewood6656 S Normal Blvd
BETHUNEEast Garfield Park3030 W Arthington St
BONTEMPSWest Englewood1241 W 58th St
CALHOUNEast Garfield Park2833 W Adams St
DELANOWest Garfield Park3937 W Wilcox St
EMMETAustin5500 W Madison St
GOLDBLATTWest Garfield Park4257 W Adams St
HENSONNorth Lawndale1326 S Avers Ave
HERBERTNear West Side2131 W Monroe St
KEYAustin517 N Parkside Ave
KINGNear West Side740 S Campbell Ave
KOHNRoseland10414 S State St
LAFAYETTEWest Town2714 W Augusta Blvd
MAYAustin512 S Lavergne Ave
MORGANAuburn Gresham8407 S Kerfoot Ave
OVERTONGrand Boulevard221 E 49th St
PADEREWSKISouth Lawndale2221 S Lawndale Ave
PARKMANFuller Park245 W 51st St
POPENorth Lawndale1852 S Albany Ave
RYERSONHumboldt Park646 N Lawndale Ave
SONGHAIWest Pullman11725 S Perry Ave
WEST PULLMANWest Pullman11941 S Parnell Ave
WILLIAMS ESDouglas2710 S Dearborn St
WOODSWest Englewood6206 S Racine Ave
YALEGreater Grand Crossing7025 S Princeton Ave
WILIAMS MIDDLEDouglas2710 S Dearborn St