Chicago Architecture Info

Epworth United Methodist Church

Formerly known as Epworth Methodist Episcopal Church
Epworth Methodist Church
5253 North Kenmore Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60640
Basic Information
Designed by Fredercik B. Townsend
Maximum height 0 feet/0 meters
Neighborhood: Edgewater
More Information
  • Townsend's largest known commission designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque Revival style.
  • The stained glass window is attributed to Healy and Millet.
  • This is one of the largest examples of Victorian stained-glass in Chicago.
  • This building contains Memorial Moller pipe organ opus #5881 by Dr. William Barnes.
  • 1929: Expansion work begun by architects Theilbard and Fugard
  • 1930: Expansion completed.
  • 2005: Issued an historical instrument certicicate by the Organ Historical Society.
  • 2008: Added to the National Register of Historic Places