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Criminal damage to Alumni House reported to Campus Safety

Courtesy of Loyola University ChicagoAlumni House sustained damage on its service door, police said.

 Criminal damage to the service door of Loyola’s Alumni House was reported to Campus Safety Jan. 17, according to Campus Safety’s Police Logs.

It is unclear what and how severe the damage was.

The Alumni House is located at 6312 N. Winthrop Ave. and is one of two buildings set to be demolished for the construction of St. Joseph’s Hall, a underclassmen residence hall which will be finished and ready to house students by August 2020, The Phoenix reported. Demolition will begin early the week of Jan. 28, Evangeline Politis — the university spokesperson — said on behalf of Kana Henning, the associate vice president of facilities. Facilities provides maintance at each of Loyola’s campuses.

The Edgewater Historical Society has rallied against the demolition of the two buildings, The Phoenix reported. However, the damage to the door isn’t connected to the demonstrations, Politis said on behalf of Campus Safety Chief Thomas Murray.

The incident is still under investigation, according to Politis.

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