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Art in Motion charter school Rendering South Shore Chicago

Transwestern Reps Charter School in Purchase of South Shore Campus

Transwestern Real Estate Services advised charter school Art in Motion, a Distinctive Schools campus, in its purchase of 7415 S. East End Ave., a 110,000-square-foot property in the South Side’s South Shore neighborhood. Executive managing director Larry Serota and VP Alex Genova represented the school.  

“Transwestern has been an invaluable partner throughout this process,” said Scott Frauenheim, CEO of Distinctive Schools. “We are thrilled for the future of Art in Motion, and look forward to the incredible opportunities this new, expanded space will provide for students in the South Shore community.” 

The new space will undergo renovations including a new broadcast studio, recording studio, theater and additional classroom space. Renovations are expected to be complete in time for the 2022-2023 academic year. Upon completion, Art in Motion will be a full arts high school that serves students in seventh through 12th grade. 


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