Category: Loretto/Institute of the Blessed Virgin

Loretto Academy: A Glimpse Into The Past Of An Endangered Building

Last Tuesday the former Loretto Academy was auctioned as a part of a court ordered bankruptcy sale.  While the property sold for $395K, the identity of the new owner and their intentions for the building remains a mystery.  The building is in a horrible state of disrepair due to the neglect of the former owner. ... Read more »

The Sign Goes Up: A Preservation Chicago 7 Endangered Building Is Up For Auction

This sign in front of the former Loretto/Institute of the Blessed Virgin greeted me as I arrived home last night: One can only hope a preservation minded individual with good intentions will purchase the building.