Open House Chicago

This weekend – October 19-20, 2013

Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist is pleased to be participating in this year’s citywide Open House sponsored by the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

Open House hours at Seventeenth Church —
Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Architect(s): Harry Weese & Associates
Year: 1968
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist in Chicago was founded in 1924 and built its first permanent church home, designed by Harry Weese & Associates, in 1968. The seven-story structure maximizes the prominent six-sided site at the intersection of Wacker and Wabash. The primary church auditorium is styled after the layout of a Greek amphitheater, with walls clad in travertine and a centrally located wood podium. The auditorium is also home to a 3,316 pipe Aeolian-Skinner organ.

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