The Archdiocese of Chicago plans to start work in June on a new school building on a South Loop site purchased from a venture including restaurateur Matthew O’Malley.
The 33,000-square-foot elementary school building is to be completed in 2011 next to Old St. Mary’s, 1500 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago’s oldest parish that has seen its school’s enrollment grow amid the housing boom on the Near South Side. The school is currently located in a 12,000-square-foot former warehouse.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Old St. Marry's to Build New Building for Grade School
We've heard about this, but can't remember reading about it, but today we saw a rendering (below) and release on chicagorealestatedaily.com about a new catholic school being built by Old St. Marry's Church. The first comment on the story is negative (and valid in some capacity), but overall it seems like a good thing for the area: