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Irish American Heritage Center

This is an archived listing.

Address

4626 N. Knox Ave.

Neighborhood

Irving Park

Built

1927

Renovated

1985

Description

The Irish American Heritage Center is the city’s home of Irish music and arts and a year-round hub for Irish culture, hosting numerous programs anf festivals. It houses a huge pub with a cozy fireplace known as the Fifth Province, as well as a library, ballroom, 658-seat theater, art gallery and museum. The Center is located in a former Chicago Public School building dating to 1927, restored and converted in the late 1980's. Enjoy preserved architectural elements from the original building, complemented by Celtic art painted throughout. The Irish American Heritage Center was made famous by Conan O'Brien, who noted that it has a bar in every room.

Archived In

2019