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St. James Cathedral

65 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-3844
+1 312-787-7360
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Quiet oasis in the city

St. James is a beautiful peaceful place to pray or meditate. The architecture and stained glass... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Todd A
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Minneapolis, United States
Meaningful Sunday morning visit

Saint James Cathedral is a lovely Episcopal Church. The 11:00 am service was traditional with a... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Cory S
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Port Clinton, Ohio
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12 Dec 2016
“Quiet oasis in the city”
11 Dec 2016
“Meaningful Sunday morning visit”
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65 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-3844
Near North Side
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

St. James is a beautiful peaceful place to pray or meditate. The architecture and stained glass windows magnificent and historic.

Thank Todd A
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Saint James Cathedral is a lovely Episcopal Church. The 11:00 am service was traditional with a superb choir and very good organ. He music was truly fine. Incense is heavily used so beware aisle seats if you have sensitive allergies. The sanctuary is highly decorated...More

Thank Cory S
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We love to go into churches. They are not only to go in and worship but to admire the amazing architecture. The windows. The statues..all of it. The PEACE!

Thank Hirlsa H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

great for architecture lovers, history buffs !!! very serene, inviting. we sat for a bit looking at all the details, admiring the ceilings, columns, all the artwork! very beautiful

1  Thank Lia H
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Just a couple of blocks west of the hubbub along The Magnificent Mile is a beautiful and serene setting that is well worth a visit. This Episcopal cathedral is over 100 years old and has had some issues on part of the exterior in recent...More

Thank GlenSco19
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The arts & crafts interiors are very interesting & the little chapel has a Scottish connection. Both buildings are well worth a visit if you're in the area

Thank seaviewlover
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is the Episcopal Cathedral for Chicago. The stenciling is unique and adds a Chicago Prairie School vibe to the usual stained glass windows. A tiny chapel is in the basement. On Christmas Eve afternoon they have a marvelous "do it yourself" Christmas pageant for...More

1  Thank smdyl
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Open most days, this church interior is unique in Chicago in its very English Aesthetic and Arts and Crafts Interior. William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites would feel perfectly at home in here.

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 18 July 2015

When I hear the word cathedral, I expect to be spiritually inspired. St. James did just that. I loved the warmth of the painted ceiling. Mass was taking place when I arrived and an usher invited me to have a seat. At first, I declined...More

Thank Beatriz121
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A very beautiful church with stunning architecture... amazing ..love the organ............truly a site to visit when you are in Chicago.. you wont be dissapointed

Thank Fiumes61
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