Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Holy Name Cathedral

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Holy Name Cathedral ... is in Downtown Chicago
Address: 735 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610.
Phone: (312) 787-8040
Bordering Streets: E Superior Street & N State Street
Zone: Cathedral District
Neighborhood: Near North Side

Holy Name Cathedral, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. It is one of the largest Roman Catholic dioceses in the United States. It was built in the Gothic revival architectural style. Overall, it features motifs meant to instill an ambience of physically dwelling in the biblical "Tree of Life."
The mechanical organ, which is the largest of its type in Chicago, has 5,558 pipes with 71 stops and 4 keyboards.

2 Comments:

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At Fri Jun 16, 03:13:00 PM 2006, Blogger idieh said...

These are great! You are reminding me that I need to pay more attention to this great city and all that it offers.

 

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