$28 million, green school opens

January 18, 2010 2:48:20 PM PST
A special ceremony was held to dedicate a new state-of-the-art Catholic high school on Chicago's West Side. A processional took place Monday morning at Christ the King College Prep School in the Austin neighborhood.

Officials are calling it the first Catholic high school to be built on the city's West Side in 85-years. The new 100-square foot green facility cost $28-million.

Among the hundreds in attendance were Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois Senator Dick Durbin.