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UPDATE: Former Elementary School to Become Senior Housing Facility

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email
Source: Daily Mail Photo
Publication Date: 10/02/2002

Source: Daily Mail Photo Publication Date: 10/02/2002

UPDATE 11/19/12 @ 11 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The old Glenwood Elementary School is one step closer to being affordable housing for senior citizens.

Charleston City Council approved financing to go toward the rehabilitation process. A developer is turning the old school into housing for seniors.

The building will be transformed into 31 apartments.

Last year, the Board of Education auctioned the building as part of the West Side Elementary consolidation project.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The halls of Glenwood Elementary will soon be empty, and an out-of-state developer is already hoping to transform the property on Charleston's West Side.

AU Associates has contacted the Kanawha County Board of Education. They're interested in buying the property to build senior housing.

The group specializes in turning historic buildings into affordable housing.

The company wants to turn the old school property into 28 apartments.

The school will be vacant when Glenwood students move to the new West Side Elementary.

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