Keith School

1883 (demolished 1959)
3400 South Dearborn Street

This elementary school, named after Chicago milliner Elbridge G. Keith, opened its doors in 1883. The school, which became increasingly surrounded by the Institute's campus, closed in 1959, and was demolished that same year.

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"CLC Demolishes Old Keith School for ARF Site," Technology News October 2, 1959, 5.

"CLC Demolishes Old Keith School for ARF Site," 5.
Untitled Slide, 1900.006, Dan Ryan Papers, IIT Archives, Illinois Institute of Technology.

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