Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Atlanta)

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For other Basilicas of the same name, see Basilica of the Sacred Heart (disambiguation).
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
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Sacred Heart Basilica is located in Downtown Atlanta
Sacred Heart Basilica
Sacred Heart Basilica
Location in Downtown Atlanta
Location 353 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, Georgia
Coordinates 33°45′49.5″N 84°23′8.5″W / 33.763750°N 84.385694°W / 33.763750; -84.385694Coordinates: 33°45′49.5″N 84°23′8.5″W / 33.763750°N 84.385694°W / 33.763750; -84.385694
Built 1898
Architect W. T. Downing
Architectural style French Romanesque[2]
Governing body Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta
NRHP Reference # 76000625[1]
Added to NRHP May 13, 1976

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, formerly called the Sacred Heart Church, is the first Roman Catholic basilica in Georgia. The Church was designated as a basilica on February 22, 2010.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NPS Focus". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved June 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ [1] The Archdiocese of Atlanta
  3. ^ Keiser, Gretchen (March 4, 2010). "Vatican Names Atlanta’s Sacred Heart As Basilica". The Georgia Bulletin (Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta). Retrieved June 3, 2010. 

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