Von Humboldt school at 2620 W. Hirsch St. has sat vacant since 2013 when the district closed a record 50 schools.

A proposal to turn the vacant Von Humboldt Elementary School into an 107-unit apartment complex and five townhomes geared toward teachers now has the tentative support of Ald. Daniel La Spata (1) and is set to be considered by the Chicago Plan Commission Thursday.

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