Irish American Heritage Center

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Irish American Heritage Center
Established 1976
Location 4626 N. Knox Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630
P. 773-282-7035

The Irish American Heritage Center is a non-profit organization located in Chicago that seeks to enhance the study of Irish culture with programing centered on Irish dance, literature, heritage, music, and Irish American cultural contributions to the United States. [1] The center's building in the Irving Park community area houses a library, museum, art gallery, archives, auditorium and classrooms, as well as an Irish pub and gift shop. Founded in 1976, it opened its building in 1985. [2] The center oversees and administers the Irish American Hall of Fame.[3] It is a member organization of the Chicago Cultural Alliance.


  1. ^ "Irish American Heritage Center". Irish American Heritage Center. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Dougherty, Monica and Mary Beth Sammons (2011). The Irish American Heritage Center. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 9780738582887. 
  3. ^ "Irish American Hall of Fame". Irish American Hall of Fame. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 

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