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Chicago Temple Building

Church on top of a skyscraper?

This is reduced by around 60 % - big panorama of stitched verticals again.

The Chicago Temple building houses the First United Methodist Church, which is Chicago’s oldest congregation.

The main church occupies the first 3 floors. This top portion has something called the "Chapel in the Sky." The senior pastor lives up there, from what I've been told, and has a private balcony. Very interesting to see this on top of a skyscraper.

It was the tallest building in Chicago when it opened in 1924, but the Chicago Board of Trade Building was built a tiny bit higher in 1930.


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Taken on May 1, 2006