Paul Robeson Malcom X Academy Key Sharp
1910--St. Francis Home for Orphan Boys represents the jubilee gift of the clergy and laity of the Diocese of Detroit to their beloved Bishop, Rt. Rev. John S. Foley. D.D. the clergy and laity insisted that his jubilee should not pass without some testimonial of their love, he answered:--"The build me a home for the poor unfortunate little ones of our Blessed Redeemer, but remember, for myself nothing!" And the new St. Francis' Home at 3190 Woodward avenue was the answer of the people of Detroit to that unselfish noble appeal.
This building was presented to Bishop Foley on July 5, 1908. Through the efforts of Vicar General Dempsey and Chancellor Baumgartner with Very Rev. Dean O'Brien, L.L.D., of Kalamazoo, Rev. Charles Bolte of Monroe and Rev. M.J. Crowley of the same city, who, co-operating with the laity raised a fund, the expenditure of which represents the stately and spacious St. Francis' Home. The building was desiged by Albert Kahn.
It later became known as the Paul Robeson Malcom X Academy and was destroyed by fire in 2011