Heavenly City: The Architectural Tradition of Catholic Chicago

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LiturgyTrainingPublications, 2005 - Architecture - 149 pages
This visually stunning and carefully researched book encompasses some of the most significant Catholic churches of Chicago, addressing both their architectural and theological significance. Color photographs beautifully illustrate the insightful text. It is a book suitable for those interested in local history, architectural achievement, theological awareness, or those who simply desire to glory in the visual beauty of Chicago's historic churches.
 

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This is the church in which Delia Geraghty and Martin Jennings were married in 1913.

Contents

Downtown
2
Loop
10
North
16
St Clement
24
Northwest
46
Holy CrossImmaculate Heart of Mary Back of the YardsCanaryville
74
St BasilVisitation New CityBack of the Yards
80
St Rita of Cascia West Englewood
86
Holy Family Near West SideUniversity Village
99
Holy Rosary Wicker ParkUkrainian Village
105
St Paul Pilsen
111
Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
118
Marytown Shrine of St Maximilian Kolbe Libertyville
124
Ascension Oak Park
131
St Francis Xavier Wilmette
139
ENDNOTES
146

St Philip Neri South Shore
93

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About the author (2005)

James E. Morris, C.P.A., C.F.A. (Baltimore, MD) is a project manager of financial analysis for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He also trains analysts and associates to value companies.

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