The City College system’s Malcolm X College is getting a whole new mission, as well as a new building.
Students at the esteemed Roycemore School in Evanston will be reporting to a new building when classes resume after winter break, for the first time since the school opened in 1915.
With the opening of the new Poetry Foundation building this month, American poetry gets a new home. The Chicago-based independent literary organization, which aims to celebrate the art form and disseminate it to as many people as possible, has built a space that will not only honor poetry, but also offer an ideal venue for readings.
The first charter high school in the Chicago suburbs now has its own building, more than seven months after classes began.