June 27, 2018

TIF Approved for Four School Improvement Projects on North and South Sides

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Four Chicago public school improvement projects will be supported through Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance approved today by City Council.

George B. McClellan Elementary School, 3527 S. Wallace St.
McClellan Elementary School in Bridgeport will receive $4 million in TIF for the installation of a new elevator, kitchen and cafeteria improvements, an artificial turf field with walking track, and ADA enhancements.

Nicholas Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood Ave.
Senn High School in Edgewater will receive $3 million in TIF for a new ADA-accessible entranceway, flooring repairs, electrical, plumbing and accessible ramp modifications, renovations to lockers and classrooms, and auditorium improvements.

Roald Amundsen High School. 5110 N. Damen Ave.
Amundsen High School in Lincoln Square will receive $1.4 million in TIF assistance for costs associated with the planning, design and construction of a new artificial turf athletic field for use by students and area residents. The remainder of the $2.8 million project will be paid by the Board of Education.

Mary Gage Peterson Elementary School, 5510 N. Christiana Ave.
Peterson Elementary School in North Park willreceive $1 million in TIF for the planning, design and construction of a new artificial turf athletic field for use by students and area residents. The remainder of the $1.6 million project will be paid by Chicago Public Schools.

 

 

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