In the newly preserved Chapel, history and functionality meet to provide Duchesne with a beautiful space to worship for years to come. The largest project in the Chapel in more than half a century is nearly complete. The design team looked to Kimball’s original drawings and photographs of the space for inspiration. This work included […]
Slideshow: Theater Transformation
Take a look at the work to transform Duchesne’s auditorium into a state-of-the-art theater.
Slideshow: Chapel Preservation
Take a look at the work to preserve Duchesne’s Chapel.
Details are Crucial during Chapel Preservation
Contractors are working meticulously to repair and preserve Duchesne’s historic chapel. Standing on mechanical lifts, workers examine and repair imperfections and damage in the plaster on the walls and ceiling of Duchesne’s chapel. The process is time and labor-intensive because of the school’s insistence that the chapel remains true to the original design intent of […]
New Theater Taking Shape
Workers are busy in the theater pouring cement that will form the steps of the new seating area.
“100% historic and 100% functional”
BVH Architects and designers describe their excitement to work on Duchesne’s Thomas Kimball-designed chapel.
Chapel and Auditorium construction update
A brief update on the work to preserve Duchesne’s Chapel and transform its Auditorium
Duchesne Launches A Bold Step Forward campaign
The comprehensive campaign will preserve our historic campus, address critical space issues, provide for classroom technology investments, and grow the endowment to secure the future of Sacred Heart education.
Chapel Preservation is underway
The work to preserve Duchesne’s chapel has begun thanks to a gift from an anonymous alumna. This effort will ensure the chapel remains a viable worship space for years to come.