Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

1501 N Oakley Blvd Chicago

Wicker Park Sites/Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

Address: 1501 N. Oakley Blvd. // Architect: Michael Gaul, c.1960

This historic all-girls Catholic school, which joined the global Sacred Heart Schools network in 2011, has had a constant presence in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood since 1890. The original wooden school building was replaced for fire safety reasons in the early 1960s by a Modernist structure. Designed by architect Michael Gaul, some of the surprises within include a cafeteria with floor-to-ceiling glass block walls and a library featuring windows shaded by a geometric concrete screen. The gym is also a striking space decorated with glass block. The foundations of the old building still exist under the recent Chicago Cubs-funded athletic field.

Learn more about Josephinum Academy
VIRTUAL TOUR AND MORE
Visit the Website
WEBSITE
Follow the Facebook Page
FACEBOOK
Follow the Twitter Page
TWITTER
Follow the Instagram Page
INSTAGRAM

As you explore Chicago during OHC, please wear a face covering, maintain at least six feet of distance from others and do not attempt to enter any buildings.

Wicker Park Sites

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

Cookie image

We use cookies on this website. You are free to manage these via your browser settings at any time. For more information about how we use cookies, please see our Privacy Policy.