Ironwood purchases former Sleight School


September 2, 2022

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

The former George N. Sleight Elementary School is located at 108 E. Arch St. in Ironwood. The Ironwood city commission agreed at a special meeting Wednesday to purchase the building with the hopes of seeing that it is converted into low- and medium-income housing.


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IRONWOOD - The Ironwood City Commission approved the purchase of the former Sleight Elementary School for $180,000 at a special meeting on Wednesday. The building is located at 108 E. Arch St.

Mayor Kim Corcoran said the city will sell this property to a low- to moderate-income housing developer.

"I know that we are short on housing in Ironwood," Corcoran said. "Housing has been an item for us lately and the commission has talked about this at some of their meetings and hoped to address the housing shortage. It was thought that Sleight School wou...

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