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Damen Hall


Architectural drawing of Damen Hall

Damen Hall is named for Arnold J. Damen, S.J., founder and first pastor of Holy Family Parish here in Chicago. This ten-story building functioned as a classroom and laboratory facility and housed several departments.  Damen Hall was completed in 1966 and was torn down in 2010.


Damen Hall Plaque

This dedication plaque details Father Damen's contribution to the city of Chicago and his significance to the Jesuits.


Damen Hall

In 1982, Damen Hall won the dubious honor of being listed on the top ten worst wind spots in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune.