Academy of Our Lady (Chicago)

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Academy of Our Lady
Address
1309 West 95th Street
Chicago, Illinois, Cook County, 60643
Coordinates 41°43′13″N 87°39′23″W / 41.720200°N 87.656308°W / 41.720200; -87.656308Coordinates: 41°43′13″N 87°39′23″W / 41.720200°N 87.656308°W / 41.720200; -87.656308
Information
Funding type Private school
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic
Opened 1875
Closed 1999

Academy of Our Lady, also known as Longwood Academy, was a school in the Chicago, Illinois from 1875 to 1999. It was co-ed until 1892, and a girls' school afterwards; took boarding students until 1935; and had a grade school program until 1950, after which it was only a high school.[1]

It opened as Academy of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in 1875. The name was changed to Institute of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in 1886 and to Academy of Our Lady in 1898.[1]

The campus is at 1309 West 95th Street at Throop Street the Washington Heights community area, and is now Chicago International Charter School, Longwood.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Chicago Academy of Our Lady/aka Longwood Academy". Illinois High School Glory Days. Chicago. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 

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