Fuller Park would still be worth the trip if it had only one gym that looked that nice.
From 820, down to 150 Gyms. Here are some of the finalists and what it might make take to make it into the book. There are over 800 high schools in the state of Illinois and with every school year … Continued
Morgan Park Academy, The Nation’s First & Oldest High School Basketball Team What does a place called “Horse Thief Hollows”, one of football’s greatest coaches, a college known for its brains not brawn, the YMCA, and a military academy have … Continued
Help Me Find The Best High School Gyms in Illinois The high school basketball season is coming to and end. By this time next month schools and towns will be throwing parades and rallies for the state champions across girls … Continued
Schurz & Steinmetz High Schools Each Have Multiple Cool Old Gyms Carl Schurz High School is quite possibly one of the overall most impressive high school buildings I have ever been in. Completed in 1910 it is a sight to … Continued
Nothing like waiting to finalize things at the last minute, but plans are 100% confirmed, I will be traveling to Southern Illinois to photograph at least three of the state’s best high school gyms. (What makes a gym the best? … Continued
Gates Gym witnesses its final game. Built in 1928 the Gates Gymnasium at New Trier High School’s Winnetka campus witnessed its final game Thursday night December 16, 2021. The aging structure which has issues with asbestos and lead paint will … Continued
I’ve been talking about doing a photo book on Illinois high school basketball gyms since about 2012. I figured for sure someone else would have done something like this by now, but they haven’t (unless you’re talking about Indiana). Seriously, … Continued