New $3M stadium opens for South Side prep school

Saturday, October 07, 2017 11:27PM


CHICAGO -- A new stadium for Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy opened Saturday on Chicago's South Side.

The new state of the art stadium, located in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood, will be used for football, soccer, and track. It also features a year-round playing surface in the school's color, bright blue.

The stadium cost $3 million to complete. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the stadium is an investment in the future of the students.

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