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Chicago Temple Building
General information
Location Chicago, Illinois, USA
Coordinates 41°52′59″N 87°37′50″W / 41.8830°N 87.6306°W / 41.8830; -87.6306Coordinates: 41°52′59″N 87°37′50″W / 41.8830°N 87.6306°W / 41.8830; -87.6306
Construction started 1923
Completed 1924
Height
Roof 173 m (568 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 23
Design and construction
Architect Holabird & Roche

The Chicago Temple Building is a 173-meter (568 foot) tall skyscraper church located at 77 W. Washington St. in Chicago, Illinois, United States. It is home of the First United Methodist Church of Chicago. It was completed in 1924 and has 23 floors dedicated to religious and office use.

It is the tallest church building in the world, although Ulm Minster is the tallest church in the world.


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