Historic Pilsen Catholic Church, St. Adalbert, Will Hold Last Mass In JulyAfter a three-year fight to save it, an iconic church in the Pilsen neighborhood, St. Adalbert's, will no longer be used for worship, effective next month.
St. Adalbert Parishioners Protest Plan To Sell Church To Music AcademyProtesters marched around Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday, demanding the Chicago Archdiocese stop the sale of a church that has served the Pilsen community for over 100 years.
St. Adalbert Preservationists Counter Music Academy's Renovation PlanParishioners of a century-old Catholic church in the Pilsen neighborhood have found found an ally in their fight to keep the church open.
St. Adalbert's Supporters Taking Effort To Save Church To The VaticanAt midnight Thursday night, St. Adalbert's Church in Pilsen ceases to exist as a parish in the eyes of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, but the battle by its supporters to save the 102-year-old building is not over.
Protesters Ask Cupich To Keep St. Adalbert OpenMore than 120 parishioners of St. Adalbert's Church in Pilsen marched on Holy Name Cathedral Wednesday night, in the hope that Archbishop Blase Cupich would hear their appeal and rescind his orders to close their church.
Protests Continue Over Planned Closing Of St. Adalbert's In PilsenPreservationists call Saint Adalbert’s an architectural masterpiece. The Chicago Archdiocese calls it rundown and under-used.
Landmarks Illinois Releases Annual List Of Endangered Historic PlacesThe preservation group Landmarks Illinois is out with its "Most Endangered Historic Places" list for this year.
St. Adalbert Slated To Close Despite Major Donation To Keep Church Open Despite a last minute push to keep it open, a parish in Pilsen will close later this year.
Miracle On 17th Street? St. Adalbert Gets $3M Gift, Hopes To Stay OpenA Pilsen neighborhood church slated to close later this year under a consolidation plan announced by the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese might get a new lease on life thanks to a major anonymous donation.
Archdiocese To Close St. Adalbert Church As Part Of Pilsen Consolidation PlanA parish in Pilsen will close under a new consolidation plan announced by the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Fundraising Campaign Would Restore Historic Pilsen Church's TowersA parish in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood is trying to save its historic church towers.
Architecture Group Lists Most Endangered Sites In ChicagoAn architectural preservation group has released its annual list of most endangered buildings in Chicago, including a pair of shuttered power plants and a turn-of-the century industrial park.