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Chicago Temple

  • 77 W. Washington St. Map It
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  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 08/31/2015

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The Gothic-inspired headquarters of the First United Methodist Church of Chicago, built in 1923 by Holabird &Roche, comes complete with a first-floor sanctuary, 21 floors of office space, a sky-high chapel (free tours are available), and an eight-story spire, which is best viewed from the bridge across the Chicago River at Dearborn Street. Outside, along the building's east wall at ground level, stained-glass windows relate the history of Methodism in Chicago. Joan Miró's sculpture Chicago (1981) is in the small plaza just east of the church.

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77 W. Washington St., Chicago, Illinois, 60602, USA

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  • Tours Mon.–Sat. at 2, Sun. after services

Published 08/31/2015


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