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My wife and I really enjoyed this tour very much. Grace, the church docent, was extremely knowledgeable about the history and architecture of the cathedral as well as providing insights into the Orthodox religion. This is one of the few Louis Sullivan designed buildings in…
The docent (a parishioner) was very knowledgeable. She talked about Sullivan, the church’s design and construction, the congregation, history of the church, neighborhood, orthodox religion, restoration, relics, icons, etc. As a bonus, the guide had a lot of interesting stories. …
Chicago is a city of architecture, from Louis Sullivan to Daniel Burnham to Frank Lloyd Wright. The Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, the cathedral church of the Orthodox Church in America Diocese of the Midwest, is one of only two churches designed by Sullivan, one of the…
Beautiful church with a great docent. My wife and I enjoyed learning about the relationship betseen the architect and the Priest.
Though small and unassuming from the outside, this Orthodox cathedral houses inestimable spiritual and historical treasures. The tour guide took us from the story of the immigrants who built it, to the now famous architect who designed it, to the saints and martyrs who have been…