Chicago Architecture Info

Saint Stephenson Missionary Baptist Church

1319 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago

Facts

Formerly First Reformed Church of Chicago
Address 1319 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60608
Neighborhood Little Italy
Built 1894
Architect Theodore Duesing
Type
  • Holy Place
Floors 3

Notes

  • This was the First Reformed Church of Chicago's third church building. The first opened in 1856 on Foster Street. The second opened in 1868 on Harrison Street.
  • This building was designed to house a congregation of 1,000 people.

Timeline

1894 This building opened as the First Reformed Church of Chicago.
1945 The First Reformed Church of Chicago moved out of this building and into a new building in Berwyn, Illinois.