Church of the Epiphany (Chicago)

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Church of the Epiphany
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Church of the Epiphany (Chicago) is located in Chicago
Church of the Epiphany (Chicago)
Church of the Epiphany (Chicago) is located in Illinois
Church of the Epiphany (Chicago)
Church of the Epiphany (Chicago) is located in USA
Church of the Epiphany (Chicago)
Location 201 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°52′43″N 87°39′59″W / 41.87861°N 87.66639°W / 41.87861; -87.66639Coordinates: 41°52′43″N 87°39′59″W / 41.87861°N 87.66639°W / 41.87861; -87.66639
Area less than one acre
Built 1885
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 98000067[1]
Added to NRHP February 5, 1998

Church of the Epiphany is a historic Episcopal church located at 201 S. Ashland Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. The church was built in 1885 to replace its congregation's original church, which had grown too small for its increasing membership. Architect Francis M. Whitehouse of Chicago firm Burling and Whitehouse designed the church in the Richardsonian Romanesque style. The church has a sandstone exterior made up of irregularly coursed and roughly faced blocks; the stone was imported from Lake Superior. The building's entrances and windows are framed by heavy arches which are supported by short columns with floral decorations. A bell tower, completed in 1887, rises above the front corner of the church; the tower features patterned sections of smooth and rough stone and arched openings at the top.[2]

The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 5, 1998.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ McCarthy, Malachy R. (October 28, 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Church of the Epiphany" (PDF). Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. Retrieved March 21, 2016.