History in Mount Greenwood

10001 South Pulaski Road

Brother Rice High School

Brother Rice High School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory school that was founded by the Christian Brothers of Ireland in 1956 at 10001 South Pulaski Road.  Its notable alumni include Kevin Cronin (lead singer and rhythm guitarist of REO Speedwagon), Michael Flatley (dancer, choreographer, and creator of “Riverdance”), John C.

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10701 Kilpatrick Avenue

Polaris High School in Mount Greenwood Chicago

Polaris High School, located at 10701 Kilpatrick Avenue in Mount Greenwood Chicago, is best known for educating internationally renowned music sensation Kanye West.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia on June 8, 1977, West moved to the Chicago suburbs at the age of three, following his parents’ divorce. 

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