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1601 Newcastle Avenue Westchester

1601  Newcastle Avenue Westchester
1601 Newcastle Avenue Westchester

Exact Construction Date: 1962

Primary Materials: Brick

Secondary Materials: Stone

Architect | Builder: Thomas E. Cooke

Historic Use: Church of the Divine Infant Jesus

Current Use: Church of the Divine Infant Jesus
(at time of survey)

Building Classification: Building

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Noteworthy Classification Features:

Mainly clad in red brick with zig zag and stylized nature motifs carved in limestone around narrow vertical windows and doors. Interior intact except for pendant lighting. Roof timbers in entry and above altar painted with European folk-style geometric designs. Folk-style wrought iron gate in lobby. Altar inlaid with multiple marbles. Representational stained glass surrounded by zig zag limestone carving like that outside.

Roof Form: Gable

Surveyors: SBR/TYJ/CW

Survey Date: 11/16/2009

Related Literature: Archdiocese of Chicago, pp.1605; Franzosenbusch Heritage Project; Sep 25, 1958 Chicago Tribune

Noteworthy Landscape Features:

Walkways

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