A look inside the Faxon School Apartments

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. --A building made for young students is now home for older residents.

The former Faxon Elementary School has been vacant for about 20 years, but on Friday it was full of life as it is now open as a senior housing center.

The Faxon School Apartments are fully renovated and ready for tenants. It took close to four years to remodel 45 units. The one-and two-bedroom units have 20-foot ceilings -- not to mention original hallways, doors and chalkboards.

The Faxon School Apartments are reserved for people 55 and older. Rent will range from $530 to $630 per month. Developers believe it's important to have property such as this in the area.

Tenants will start moving in the next month.