Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago

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A vibrant worshiping and serving community, the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago is made up of more than 5,400 members from diverse backgrounds, denominations, and faith traditions.

Across from the John Hancock Center and located at the heart of the city, on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, Fourth Church has been an active presence on North Michigan Avenue since 1914.

Ralph Adams Cram designed the 1914 church Sanctuary; its 1914 parish buildings around the courtyard were designed by architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, and the stained glass windows were designed by Charles J. Connick. The interior painting and decoration of the Sanctuary was overseen by Frederick Clay Bartlett. Gensler designed the 2012 Gratz Center addition.
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  • If you want an excellent Christmas service, this is the place. Great music in a beautiful church with a warm and welcoming congregation. They also offer tours of the building.  more »
  • -Stunning church in the heart of the magnificent mile. -Gorgeous front facade with a beautiful and inviting courtyard. In the summertime especially this area shines with well-manicured gardens and a p...  more »
  • It is such a peaceful and significant church. I felt humbled after I sat for a spell. Stop in for some serenity and calm. Highly recommend.  more »

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