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Beacon News: East Aurora School District enjoying new digs at old Copley Hospital campus

14/07/2021

As the old Copley Hospital campus in Aurora slowly begin transforming from neighborhood blight to neighborhood gem, there are already outward signs this historic site is the future of the community.

While the rows of metal fencing and heavy construction equipment dominate the landscape and reflect the mammoth redevelopment project going on inside, it’s the Fox Valley Park District’s colorful 1.3-acre park to the east, with lush green grass, unmarred white sidewalks and paths, along with the latest in playground equipment and a new splash pad, that lets onlookers know something special is going on.

And, on the far south side of the 341,000-square-foot campus, there are plenty of cars li