On Monday I featured a pic by Carey Primeau of Jacob Riis Elementary. Here’s another by katherine of chicago; more pics of Jacob Riis here. Why is it being torn down? Because. The blog Ecology of Absence has a good post on the school’s destruction. RelatedDaily You Shoot: Jacob Riis ElementaryOctober 15, 2007In "Bleader"There Goes Another SchoolJuly 22, 2004In "Neighborhood News"Stonewall at City HallAugust 4, 1994In "Letters"