Farewell, St. Patrick Hall

Farewell, St. Patrick Hall

Early in the morning of May 23, 2013, a truck towed away the last modular building on the academic quadrangle of Thomas Aquinas College — St. Patrick Hall — thereby making room for the College’s new classroom building, St. Gladys Hall.

Although simple and, at times, unbearably hot, St. Patrick’s was beloved by students and alumni, who warmly remember countless conversations about the great books held within its aluminum walls. Construction on St. Gladys Hall will begin this summer.

  • St. Patrick Hall Removal 2013
    Slideshow: Farewell, St. Patrick Hall
  • St. Patrick Hall Removal 2013
    Slideshow: Farewell, St. Patrick Hall
  • St. Patrick Hall Removal 2013
    Slideshow: Farewell, St. Patrick Hall
  • St. Patrick Hall Removal 2013
    Slideshow: Farewell, St. Patrick Hall
  • St. Patrick Hall Removal 2013
    Slideshow: Farewell, St. Patrick Hall


Posted: May 23, 2013

Pete Colarelli

“Thomas Aquinas College’s best asset is its ability to make faith part of everything. It permeates the social life and the academic life.”

– Pete Colarelli (’92)

First Ward Alderman, Lockport, Ill.

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