Steeple Square is a non-profit organization that’s restoring economic prosperity, environmental integrity, and social and cultural vibrancy to the Dubuque community.
A Dubuque icon since 1867, the former home of St. Mary’s Parish is once again a hub for personal growth, celebration, and community empowerment. Renovation of the campus began in 2016.
- The former church is now Dubuque’s most unique event space – the Steeple Square Community Event Center, including Honkamp Hall – hosting a wide-range of events and is available for rentals. The lower level of the event center also includes spaces for rent along with a culinary kitchen, and will be home to community education and programming.
- The former rectory is now the Marita Theisen Childcare Center, which opened in August 2019 and serves up to 68 area children.
- The former school was transformed into the Francis Apartments, which provides permanent supportive for graduates of Opening Doors and market-rate apartments for the public.