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Historic Wicker Park Churches, Art Galleries Open To Public This Weekend During Open House Chicago

Open House Chicago sites range from repurposed mansions and historic churches to modern offices and skyscrapers. The tours are all free.

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart
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WICKER PARK — Developed in the late 1800s by German and Scandinavian immigrants and later inhabited by waves of Polish, Hispanic and artist communities, Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood has a long and rich history evident in its architecture.

This weekend’s Open House Chicago features eight prominent spots located in Wicker Park.

Here is a list of sites that will be featured in Wicker Park.

The Den Theatre

Where: 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers/Open House Chicago
The Den Theatre in Wicker Park

Flatiron Arts Building

Where: 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Heaven Gallery

Where: Lubinski Building, 1550 N. Milwaukee Ave.
When: 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

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Credit: Alma Wieser/Provided
Heaven Gallery, 1550 N. Milwaukee Ave., is a nonprofit arts gallery in Wicker Park. Director Alma Wieser wants to create a sustainable arts center in Wicker Park by using a Community Land Trust model.

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

Where: 1601 N Oakley Blvd.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

LVL3 Gallery

Where: Lubinski Building, 1550 N. Milwaukee Ave.
When: 12-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

St. Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church

Where: 1331 N. Noble St.
When: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday

Credit: Eric Allix Rogers/Open House Chicago
St. Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church

Street Level Youth Digital Media Center

Where: 1637 N. Ashland Ave.
When: 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Wicker Park Lutheran Church

Where: 1500 N. Hoyne Ave.
When: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday

Open House Chicago 2019 will offer “behind-the-scenes access” to nearly 350 sites in neighborhoods across Chicago. The sites range from repurposed mansions and historic churches to modern offices and skyscrapers. The tours are all free.

For more information on the festival, and specific sites, visit the festival’s website.

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