Kehrein Center for the Arts a Cornerstone of the Austin Community

Kehrein Center for the Arts a Cornerstone of the Austin Community

Kehrein Center for the Arts (KCA) is located at 5628 West Washington Boulevard in the Austin community of Chicago, Illinois. It was constructed in 1954 by the architectural firm Belli & Belli who designed many buildings for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Originally Kehrein Center for the Arts housed an all-girls secondary school St. Catherine of […]

Chicago Vocational High School Restoration Could Lead to Renewed Status

Chicago Vocational High School Restoration Could Lead to Renewed Status

Some Chicago Vocational High School alumni say the school they once attended “is in a state of despair.” While enrollment decreases, they are hopeful that establishing the school as an official landmark could save the building, along with the South Side community. Chicago Vocational High School’s Origin The school sits as a grand structure in […]

Chicago’s Clean Energy Plan to Reach 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

Chicago’s Clean Energy Plan to Reach 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

The Clean Energy Plan of the Cook County government is set to reach 100% renewable electricity for its 171 county buildings by 2030.   However, the county government cannot hit this target alone. County officials are now on the market for a powerful partner. The county’s current and future on-site solar panel installations, including panels installed […]

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