Old Bailey School will soon be new urban housing

(News-Leader) – A renovation project at the Bailey School Lofts is nearly complete. Built in 1930, the former red brick Springfield school building constructed at the height of the Great Depression is set to reopen soon as urban housing. The new units are located in the 500 block of West Central Street, just west of the city’s government plaza, between Commercial Street and downtown Springfield, according to online media reports.