Horace Mann Academy

8050 S. Chappel Ave., South Chicago

The Space to Grow schoolyard at Mann opened in fall 2021. The new schoolyard includes a turf field, track, rain garden, game tables, basketball, outdoor seating and nature play, as well as traditional play equipment and an outdoor classroom.

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September 2021 | Block Club Chicago
New South Side Playgrounds Have An Added Benefit — They Help With Flooding

October 2021 | Fox News 32
New Schoolyard unveiled at Horace Mann Elementary

October 2021 | Lawndale News
Horace Mann Elementary Unveils New ‘Space to Grow’ Schoolyard

November 2021 | Space to Grow
Five New Space to Grow Schoolyards Opening This Fall!


Take a virtual tour of the Horace Mann Space to Grow schoolyard!