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Second Presbyterian Church of Chicago

1936 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
+1 312-225-4951
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Tiffany windows- should be in Chicago's top 100 must-sees

Not far from the loop, this church is well worth adding to your tourist itinerary. The Arts... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Debra N
Spectacular interior, Tiffany and Burne_Jones Windows

This church interior is a must to visit in Chicago. It's unique combination of Arts and Crafts by... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Rolf A
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1936 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Not far from the loop, this church is well worth adding to your tourist itinerary. The Arts & Crafts style interior would be worth seeing on its own, but the windows steal the show. The Tiffany windows span several decades so you can see the...More

2  Thank Debra N
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This church interior is a must to visit in Chicago. It's unique combination of Arts and Crafts by Howard Van Doren Shaw with superb stained glass windows by Tiffany, Burne-Jones and others as well as one of a kind murals by Frederic Clay Bartlett. There...More

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I was walking around the city fairly early on Friday morning, around 8 am. I saw that the church doors were opened, so I walked inside. I had already been impressed by the gorgeous building on the outside. When I went inside, I was even...More

Thank 1967Yankeesfan
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Stumbled across this church and were very impressed by the stained glass. Pretty good for the states.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The exterior of the church is a masterpiece, but the inside is exquisite. When you see the oak stair case, the marvelous lantern-like light fixtures, and the angels everywhere, you are overwhelmed. A friend said he thought he was in heaven. The sculptures are perfect....More

Thank Betty L
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I read about this church by accident and as I love stained glass we made the trip to the church on our way out of Chicago. We were able to park nearby on the street and walk to the church which was open early and...More

Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Well worth the short trip such of Chicago's Loop. The Arts and Crafts interior is gorgeous even in its present (somewhat decayed) state. I was there on an afternoon (Wednesdays and Saturdays and Sundays at noon) when guided tours are given, and the parishioner who...More

Thank alpennyworth
Reviewed 4 October 2015

There is much to look at inside this historic church. The Tiffany windows garner most of the attention; however, my wife and I really enjoyed the window entitled "Beside Still Waters". We were there on a non tour day; however, the church was open so...More

Thank Marc13510
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We visited Second Presbyterian Church for the third time today - taking some friends with us. The church and the stained glass windows are gorgeous. We went on a Wednesday (free tours from noon to 3) and had a private guided tour by one of...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 3 July 2015

After a walking tour along Prairie Avenue and tours of both the Clarke House and Glessner House museums, discovered this historic church was a couple blocks away and open for tours from 1-3 on Wednesdays (also Saturdays 1-3 and Sunday noon). Free but donations are...More

Thank JudyMK
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South Loop
This downtown neighborhood offers a variety of
activities ranging from cultural to sporting. If you
happen to visit during football season, you may bump
into a boisterous few fans on their way to a Bears
game on the southernmost tip of South Loop. On the
flip side, Museum Campus offers cultural and
educational experiences in its planetarium, museum and
aquarium, all situated along the lakefront. Grant Park
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