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Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60604
312-922-3432
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Review from j
195 events 72 reviews

The churches where beautiful and interesting and inspiring. The bus was very comfortable, but the sound system did not work. The first church was having a funeral and another church was having a quintinara. Perhaps someone could call a day...continued

reviewed Oct 09 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Candace M.
52 events 45 reviews

Wow!!! CAF why only once a year for this tour? The basilica and the 2 Greek churches were gorgeous, the other two were also very nice but not as breathtaking as the 3 mentioned. Plan to do this again.

reviewed Oct 09 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Linda Garrity
37 events 21 reviews

Although this annual CAF event has been going on for 16 years, this was our first time. We got a late start due to some problem with the buses not arriving on time and so were a bit rushed through each of the five churches, but it was still an...continued

reviewed Oct 08 2011 report as inappropriate
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Description

Chicago is home to some of the world’s finest houses of worship. Their beauty enriches the fabric of the city and reflects its spiritual, ethnic, and aesthetic heritage. This annual bus tour visits five churches by famous architects in a variety of architectural styles.

Churches Include:

Edgebrook Covenant Church

6355 N. Spokane Ave.

Chicago IL 60646

1951

Architect: Robert C. Swanson

Style: Gothic Revival

 

St. Harlambos Greek Orthodox Church

7373 N. Caldwell Ave.

Niles IL 60714

1987

Architect: Wladyslaus Kovacevich

Style: Byzantine

 

Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church

7211 W. Talcott Ave.

Chicago IL 60631

1960-1963

Architects: Meyer & Cook

Style: Modern

 

St. Paschal Roman Catholic Church

3935 N. Melvina Ave.

Cicago IL 60634

1930

Architects: B. J. Hutton & Raymond Gregori

Style: Moorish/Art Deco

 

Queen of All Saints Basilica

6280 N. Sauganash Ave.

Chicago IL 60646

1956-60

Architects: Meyer & Cook

Style: Gothic

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