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Holy Name Cathedral

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Identification

Holy Name Cathedral
117139

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
neo-gothic

Usages

church (roman catholic)

Facts

  • Pope John Paul II visited this cathedral in 1979, and Luciano Pavarotti performed for the visit.
  • The Stations of the Cross by Goffredo Verginelli are cast from bronze and are framed in red Rocco Alicante marble.
  • The six-ton table top of the altar is of red-black Argentinian Rosso Imperiale di Solberga granite; a bronze bas-relief which depicts the Old Testament encircles its pedestal.
  • The mechanical organ, which is the largest of its type in Chicago, has 5,558 pipes with 71 stops and 4 keyboards.

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Location

733 North State Street
2 East Superior Street
733 North State Street
60611
Near North Side
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

210.00 ft
210.00 ft
1874
1875

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Cathedral title is officially assigned
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