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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  • On the Magnificent mile you will notice a beautiful old church with a wonderful garden. The garden is well maintained. it has a nice pond too. You may need a rest from the hustle and bustle of the cit...  more »
  • Tucked in between many other tourist sites (Water Tower, John Hancock Centre, next to The Whitehall hotel) is this welcoming treasure. Seamless interweaving of old with new. Stained glass in proper 19...  more »
  • What a refreshing encounter with other fellow worshippers gathering to feed the soul and spirit. This Gothic, Revival-style church is beautifully maintained with lovely grounds and a clean interior as...  more »
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  • Beautiful church! They are extremely nice in there and answer any questions the random traveler has. Added bonus: live jazz music every Thursday. A very relaxed environment.
  • Beautiful church building, excellent concerts every Friday at 12:10pm, but if you're looking for solid biblical teaching, I'd recommend looking elsewhere. This location is surely a great tourist spot, though, so i definitely recommend stopping by. They have artwork all the way down the halls and take very good care of their church building.
  • A historic church amidst a bustling city. Step inside and reflect upon the history and charm of this welcoming respite.
  • We were just passing by and thought the church looked really nice and it was. A cute little church that is worth looking into.
  • Open to the public with gorgeous background music of the organ combined with the towering, Gothic pillars and archways make for an awe-inspiring time.

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