Category Archives: Places of Worship: Churches & more



St. Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church

St. Stanislas Kostka Church is designated as Chicago's Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy.

St. Stanislaus Kostka Church is the 'mother church' of all other Polish churches in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

It is a prime example of the so-called 'Polish Cathedral style' of churches in both its opulence and grand scale.


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St. Benedict the African Roman Catholic Church

Address: 6559 S. Stewart Ave. Chicago, IL 60621.

Completed: 1989

Architects: Belli & Belli

Stained Glass Windows - by David Lee Csicsko.

From the Open House Chicago website.. Five parishes were consolidated into St. Benedict the African in the 1980s. Unlike most Catholic churches in Chicago, which were built by European immigrants, St. Benedict was designed...
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Saint George Cathedral Eastern Orthodox Church

Location: West Town neighborhood of Chicago, west of the Loop, between Augusta and Chicago [N-S] and Ashland and Damen [E-W], at 917 North Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60622.

The St. George parish was incorporated and moved to its current location in 1914. Replacing the original wooden structure, the beautiful temple was completed and consecrated in...

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Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Orthodox Church in America Diocese of the Midwest.

Location: 1121 N. Leavitt St. / Ukrainian Village neighborhood of Chicago.

Architect: Louis Sullivan

Completed: 1903

The church was elevated to a cathedral in 1923.

Listed on the National Register of Historic...

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Unity Temple

A Unitarian Universalist church in Oak Park.

Location: 875 Lake Street, Oak Park Illinois.

Designed by the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Completed 1908

The Unitarian Universalist congregation that owns and worships in Unity Temple was formed in 1871, and has no connection with Unity Church, a religious organization founded in 1889.

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First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple

Location: 77 W. Washington Street in Chicago, Illinois.

It is the oldest church in Chicago. It was founded by Methodist circuit riders in 1831, six years before the City of Chicago was incorporated. For more than 175-years, the congregation has gathered for worship in five buildings. Its first services were held in the homes of its...
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