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Grace Cathedral

General Information

Beginning of works: 1928
Completion: 1964
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Rib vault
Function / usage: Cathedral

Location

Location: , , ,
Address: 1100 California Street
Coordinates: 37° 47' 30.60" N    122° 24' 49.30" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

width 49.38 m
tower height 53.04 m
length 100.28 m

Chronology

February 1927

Preparatory works begin.

September 1928

Construction begins.

1931

The New Testament Window is made by Charles Connick and placed on the south side of the church.

1938

The 44 bells housed in the Carillon Tower are fabricated in England.

1964

The rose window is made in Chartres by Gabriel Loire.

Notes

Main Episcopalian church of San Francisco. The design is inspired by Notre Dame in Paris, Amiens Cathedral and the cathedral of Palma de Mallorca. Third largest Episcopal cathedral in United States.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20009311
  • Date created
    26/05/2003
  • Last Update
    24/06/2015