Chicago Tribune from Chicago, Illinois on June 2, 1963 · 53
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. CHICAGO TRIBUNE, SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 1963 W Section 10 r 3 Jensen School Dedication to Be Tuesday Named for Noted Landscape Artist The new 4-story Jensen school at 3030 Harrison St., will be dedicated at 1:30 p. m. Tuesday. Thaddeus Lubera, associate superintendent in charge of instruction of the north side, will speak. His topic will l5e "Dedicate for the Future." The $950,000 structure has 30 classrooms, two kindergarten rooms, a library-lunchroom, auditorium -gymnasium, nurses' suite, counseling rooms, and faculty lounge and lunchroom. Designed by Weese The building was designed by Harry Weese architects, and the firm of Mercury Builders was the contractor. All the rooms are hexagonal, and two walls in each room have windows. The school has an enrollment of 1,259, Miss Maude Carson, principal, said. The new school is named after Jens Jensen, late renowned landscape artist and "father of the Chicago park system." Designed Several Parks Jensen laid out Columbus park, redesigned Douglas, I t ' ' - ' ': '"' ' 1 :::.::.::. -"-.:-:-::: if 1 J ;i f H if r : : ?r ?r f .. ?4 i . Iff - 3f If 'u .v.;"- '-"'I''" 35?. f? .i'11 i " New Jensen school at 3030 Harrison st. .which will be dedicated at 1:30 p. m. Tuesday. Structure was built at cost of $950,000 and has 30 classrooms and enrollment of 1,259 pupils. School is named for Jens Jensen, famous architect. - , 1 ij t I L 1 .x -Tt- 1 r Miss Maude Carson is principal of new Jensen school, 3030 Harrison st. Building was designed by Harry Weese architects. Humboldt, and Garfield parks, and created the famous Garfield park conservatory. He also was instrumental in establishing the Cook county forest preserve district. Later in his career when he became a free lance landscape architect, he designed many estates including those of Edsel Ford in Michigan, Julius Rosen-wald and Ogden Armour in the Chicago area, and the Lincoln Memorial garden in Springfield. Jensen died in 1951 at the age of 91. He has been called the "poet of nature." He was born in Dybol, Denmark, at tended the Jutland Agriculture college, and came to the United States at the age of 24. Worked in Celery His first job was with a Flor ida celery plantation. He came to Chicago where he was a laborer for the park district. One of his first jobs here was scraping mud off Washington boulevard for the district. He was superintendent of several parks, then was superintendent of the old west park district from 1906 to 1909 and supervising architect of the west side parks until 1920. Established Landscape School Jensen spent his week-ends and holidays studying the native flora of the region. In 1888, early in his career with the park district, Jensen planted an "American garden" in one corner of Union park, using native shrubs and plants. Columbus park, which opened in 1918, is considered Jensen's masterpiece. In 1935, Jensen moved to Ellison Bay, Wis., where he established the Clearing School of Art for landscape architects and artists. He was a governing member of the Art Institute and helped found several Chicago organizations including the Cliff Dwellers, the Artists club, and the Friends of Our Native Landscape, of which he was president emeritus at the time of his death. Jensen's philosophy of municipal improvement was that "the city beautiful will begin when the little home yard is kept clean." He is the author of several books. A doctor's degree was conferred on Jensen from the University of Washington. 150 Friends Fete Couple Marking 50th Jubilee ' r , x fr f, - , 9. I f I I" Uw- j i y ilipf : .x ... r k SET PROGRAM FOR CEREMONY AT POSTOFFICE The new Cragin postal station at 5100 Grand av. will be dedicated at 2 p. m. June 15 with civic organizations and postal officials participating. Musical' entertainment and free refreshments will be offered during the ceremony, which will- be co-sponsored by the North Austin Chamber of Commerce, the West End Lions club, and the North Crawford and Belmont-Cragin Kiwanis clubs. The area served by the station is postal zone 39, which includes the territory between North and Grand avenues and between Pulaski road and Nar-ragansett avenue. Mail deliveries are made to 25,146 stops, including 2,607 businesses. , Joseph O'Mara of Westchester is station superintendent, supervising 81 regular carriers, 24 substitute carriers, 15 clerks, and 2 mail handlers. The station has an area of 15,000 square feet and dock space for 10 vehicles. The station is open from 8:30 a. m. to 5 p. xn. Monday thru Friday and from 8:30 a. m. to noon Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Zelibor, 6950 W. 26th St., Ber-wyn, recently celebrated 50th anniversary of their wedding with more than 150 friends in attendance at a'dinner. Couple were married in Chicago church, and renewed vows in St. Odilo Catholic church, Berwyn, which they now attend. More than 150 friends and relatives joined in festivities recently when Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Zelibor, 6950 W. 26th st, Berwyn, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Zelibor, retired owner of the former Zel-Bros Tile company in Oak Park, is now associated with the new construction department of Mid-America Federal Savings & Loan association, 5900 Cermak rd., Cicero. The couple were married in Blessed Agnes Catholic church, 2651 S. Central Park av., and now attend St. Odilo Catholic church, 2244 S.' East av., Berwyn, where they renewed their marriage vows in observance of the anniversary. The couple have one daugh ter, Mrs. Edward Pec&a of North Riverside, and three grand-daughters. Joining in the anniversary dinner celebration were officials of the savings and loan association, members of the Cicero Kiwanis club, and many friends from out of town. 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