John B. Drake
Sold: Feb 24, 2016
Sold to: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Purpose:Offices and meeting space and vocational/trades training and mentor programs.
Source: Paola Aguirre Serrano
Drake's Infrastructures around
Source: Pu Pu, with information of cps.edu & Google Map
Source: Source: Sun-Times metioned in Eve L. Ewing,Gost in the School Yard, P105
Source: Pu Pu with the information from Google Map
A Better School?
“it’s just not enough ...district officials are too reliant on test scores to provide a 360 degree view of a school’s educational quality.”
Eve L. Ewing,Gost in the School Yard, P105
“Thus changing the school’s name was perceived as an affront not only to the school’s legacy, but to the history of Bronzeville and of African American heroes in general.”
Just as a point of clarification, where it says that Drake will be relocating to the Williams Elementary and Middle building.