Exact Construction Date: 1960-1961
Date Research Source: "OPEN SCHOOL AT DEDICATION RITES TODAY." 1961.Chicago Daily Tribune (1923-1963), May 14, 1-sw11.
Primary Materials: Brick
Secondary Materials: Shingle
Historic Use: Zion Lutheran Church
Current Use: Pentecostal Church of Christ Cathedral
(at time of survey)
Building Classification: Building
Primary Type: Religion
Sub Type: Church
Zion Lutheran Church was founded over 150 years ago by German immigrants to the area. The church closed in 2016 and is now home to a Pentecostal congregation.
Roof Form: A-frame
Surveyors: Lauren May, John Smagner, Jessica Mavrogenes
Survey Date: 4/3/19
Noteworthy Classification Features:
A towering A-frame sanctuary clad in tan brick, with projecting brick detailing cascading up the front facade. The roof extends outwards, exposing the planks under the eaves. On the south façade, the roof is broken by a long aisle divided into bays with wing walls. Inside the bays are stained glass windows in red, blue, and yellow geometric patterns. Clear anodized frames and mullions frame the glass panels.