Holy Name Cathedral (Chicago)

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Holy Name Cathedral
Gerald Farinas Holy Name Cathedral from Street.jpg
View from State Street
Location730 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, Illinois
CountryUnited States
DenominationRoman Catholic
Websiteholynamecathedral.org
History
StatusCathedral
Founded1843 (parish)
DedicatedNovember 21, 1875 by Bishop Thomas Foley
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Heritage designationNRHP
Designated2000
Architect(s)Patrick Keely et al.
StyleGothic Revival
GroundbreakingJuly 19, 1874
Administration
ParishHoly Name
ArchdioceseChicago
ProvinceChicago
Clergy
Bishop(s)Cardinal Blase J. Cupich
RectorVery. Rev Gregory Sakowicz
Laity
Director of musicH. Ricardo Ramirez, D.M.A.
Holy Name Cathedral
Holy Name Cathedral (Chicago) is located in Central Chicago
Holy Name Cathedral (Chicago)
Location735 N. State St, Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates41°53′45.5″N 87°37′39.0″W / 41.895972°N 87.627500°W / 41.895972; -87.627500Coordinates: 41°53′45.5″N 87°37′39.0″W / 41.895972°N 87.627500°W / 41.895972; -87.627500
Built1874
ArchitectPatrick Keely; Henry Schlacks; Charles Murphy; Joseph McCarthy
Architectural styleGothic
NRHP reference #00000477 [1]
Added to NRHPMay 25, 2000

Holy Name Cathedral, formally the Cathedral of the Holy Name, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, one of the largest Roman Catholic dioceses in the United States. It is also the parish church of the Archbishop of Chicago.

It is located in Chicago, Illinois in the United States, Holy Name Cathedral replaced the Cathedral of Saint Mary and the Church of the Holy Name, both destroyed by the Great Chicago Fire in October 1871. The cathedral was finally dedicated on November 21, 1875.

References[change | change source]

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2006-03-15.

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