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St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 5472 South Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 5472 South Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

 
 
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Summary

2010 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: Built in 1922, Barry Byrne's radical design for St. Thomas the Apostle Church stands as an early Modernist Roman Catholic church design in the United States. In breaking from the conventions of sacred architecture, the plan of the church predates the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council by forty years
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1596
Survey number: HABS IL-326
Building/structure dates: 1922 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 78001132

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Byrne, Barry, Architect
Napoles, Lisa, historian
Napoles, Lisa, delineator
Blemker-Ferree, Jessica, delineator
Burns, Emily, delineator
Carey, Deborah, delineator
Clesieiski, Christopher, delineator
Cramer, John, delineator
Esslinger, Jonathan, delineator
Hudson, Samantha, delineator
Mitchell, LaLuce, delineator
Oginni, Rachael, delineator
Ortigara, Kelly, delineator
Parks, Susan, delineator
Parris, Rachel, delineator
Rusin, Sylwia, delineator
Seymour, Matthew, delineator
Tuinier, Jill, delineator
Pipal, Charles, AIA, faculty sponsor
Butterfield, Francis, faculty sponsor
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Library of Congress
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