Saint Edmund Catholic Parish in Oak Park

Photo of Saint Edmund Catholic Parish in Oak Park, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz
Photo of Saint Edmund Catholic Parish in Oak Park, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz

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Saint Edmund Catholic Parish

188 South Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, Illinois, Oak Park 60302
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A proper asymmetrical gothic church appropriate for the first Catholic church in the city. Unlike the other churches in town, the bell tower is on the right, on the corner of its lot. Its steeple is much sharper than the flat-topped affairs put together for some of the other churches in town. It's hard to reach out to God when you've limited yourself.

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  • The stained glass windows are by Zettler Studios in Munich, Germany.
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  Outstanding structure. Makes one want to stop and gaze at the bell tower and stone work.

This is outstanding - Thursday, July 17th, 2008 @ 8:27am  

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