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Second Presbyterian Church of Chicago

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This was one of many lovely churches that I visited during my visit to Chicago. There are some... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
IAN O
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Wigan, United Kingdom
Don’t miss this church...

Individual tours. Our guide was so friendly and knowledgeable. Gothic outside, arts and craftsman... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brynn H
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1936 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1604
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of many lovely churches that I visited during my visit to Chicago. There are some beautiful stained glass windows.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Individual tours. Our guide was so friendly and knowledgeable. Gothic outside, arts and craftsman inside. Tiffany stained glass. Lots of history. The docent was second to none. Don’t miss this.

Thank Brynn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is the definition of beautiful. So much history, beautiful Tiffany windows, gothic culture. This is true Chicago Gem , absolutely stunning! Located just south of Roosevelt and Michigan in South Loop.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

"Unexpected beauty" - If you like visiting beautiful historic buildings don't miss this church on South Michigan Ave. They offer complimentary tours with very knowledgeable docents. It has historic landmark status and for a good reason - so much history including the 'who's who list...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Had a tour today. The interior is stunning with 9 Tiffany windows. The free docent tour gave us insight how 2 negatives (the Chicago fire & the economic decline of the neighborhood) actually helped preserve the structure and interior. Visit and see a stunning 1880s...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This church is a gem! Don’t miss seeing the beautiful windows and learn about its history. Combine it with the Clarke and Glessner homes for a wonderful day!

Thank Ex3
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We love and appreciate antique buildings and especially churches. This church is steeped in history. It is full of the most beautiful Louis Comfort Tiffany windows. You can spend a lot of time watching the color-change from outside lighting. It is really awesome. Try to...More

Thank dantretter
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The docent at the nearby Clarke House suggested we stop by. It was a Saturday and a docent was available for a private (free) tour. Beautiful stained glass windows by Tiffany and others. The architecture is also very interesting. Our docent was very knowledgeable. For...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 27 April 2018

As a big Pre-Raphaelite fan, my initial interest was the Burne-Jones windows but was intrigued by the thought of the Tiffany windows. I couldn't make an organised tour of the church but got in touch through email and arranged to go one morning. It was...More

Thank Susie M
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We just poked our head in while the singers were warming up before a service and wandered by the windows in the balcony. They are impressive—and seriously in need of restoration. In fact one has been removed and they are planning a film to document...More

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Every Wednesday from 1 pm - 3 pm. Every Saturday from 11 am - 3 pm, except holidays. Every Sunday after church at approximately 12:15 pm. If you search 2ndpresbyterianfriends, you will find a useful website It is an... More
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