Mount Saint Gertrude’s Academy at 9th Aurora. It was built in 1891 according to its catalog, Mount St. Gertrude’s Academy was founded on fresh air and sunlight, wholesome and nutritious food, regular hours for rising and retiring, and an abundance of healthful recreation and outdoor exercise” to promote the good health of the students. The school operated as a private girls school for over three-quarters of a century, offering a curriculum that provided a foundation for lifelong learning.”