William Curtis High School

Street Address: 
114th & S. State
Chicago, IL

Current Name: Fenger Academy
Mailing Address: 11220 S. Wallace St.

The forerunner of Fenger High School, Kensington Elementary, was a six room, grade and high school level school built in 1853 on the corner of 116th St. and Michigan Avenue. In 1894, Curtis Elementary and High School was opened. Curtis was renamed Christian Fenger High School in 1916.

Curtis Annual -
Newberry Library - 1915
Chicago History Museum: - 1909-1914

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1909 - 1914


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