Wendell Phillips Academy High School

Wendell Phillips Academy High School 244 East Pershing Boulevard Historical profile by Elizabeth A. Patterson An imposing building by William Bryce Mundie, Wendell Phillips Academy High School sits at the corner of East Pershing Boulevard and South Prairie Avenue, near the southern edge of Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. Established in 1904 and named for an abolitionist, […]

Albert G. Lane Technical High School

Albert G. Lane Technical High School 2501 West Addison Historical profile by Elizabeth A. Patterson Albert G. Lane Technical High School, better known as “Lane Tech,” memorializes one of Chicago’s leading figures in education, Albert Grannis Lane (1841–1906).  Born on a farm on what is now the far west side, Lane was a standout from […]