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Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral

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Went on Free Tour

I went on their free biweekly tour. A Chicago Architecture Foundation group was also there, and all... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
_aliform
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Chicago, Illinois
Ukrainian Village Gem!

My wife and I saw a sign out front that the church was open, so naturally we walked in and asked if... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Kevin M
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Chicago, Illinois
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Founded in 1892, Holy Trinity Cathedral is home to the oldest Orthodox parish in Chicago. This beautiful church was designed by the famous American architect, Louis Sullivan. It was consecrated by St. Tikhon of Moscow in 1903 and built under the...more
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

I went on their free biweekly tour. A Chicago Architecture Foundation group was also there, and all tour leaders present gave wonderful info about the history of the building, the history of the church, and we even got to go into the belfry! It's a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank _aliform
Reviewed July 23, 2018

While a very small Cathedral, it is packed inside with lots of interesting images. Architecturally, it is significant as it was designed by Louis Sullivan. The interior is open two Saturdays a month so definitely check ahead. The docents were wonderful —- very knowledgeable, gracious...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

My wife and I saw a sign out front that the church was open, so naturally we walked in and asked if we could have a tour. Neither of us knew that this was a Louis Sullivan designed church - the interior was BEAUTIFUL! And...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed May 20, 2018

A friend of mine and I were working on a project centered around the Uki Village in Chicago, and the Cathedral was one of the buildings we visited. The staff was super welcoming and very informative on the church! They do tours and Q&A sessions...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank TheZackClan
Reviewed May 7, 2018

stopped by during the weekend hours tour and got a personalized walk through filled with information about the structure, the history, louis sullivan, the congregation..... highly recommended. what a treat!

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank dirtyboulevard
Reviewed March 10, 2018

A little bit of Imperial Russia right here in Chicago, and it's by Louis Sullivan, a Chicago based genius. This small church should stand with his jewel-box banks as a must visit place.

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank Rolf A
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral with wonderful architecture and many unique icons. A slice of genuine history. Welcoming people. Will be back!

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Jesse R
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Human scale very cute and it seams very genuine. What I mean it feels like it was designed and built by Ukrainians ( not a building but chased by them and then adjust to their needs as with other churches in the neighborhood

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We heard about this through the CAF Ukrainian Village tour and came back and received a full tour of the the cathedral. The history to Chicago is interesting as well as Louis Sullivan's design.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Larisa F, Communications Coordinator at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thank you for sharing this review & photo! We're so pleased you were able to come back to learn more about Holy Trinity and it's history.

Reviewed December 19, 2016

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral at 1121 North Leavitt Street is the cathedral church of the Orthodox Church in America Diocese of the Midwest, one of only two churches designed by Louis Sullivan, one of the seminal architects of the late 19th and early 20th centuries....More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank Taylor B
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