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Chicago Old Saint Patrick's Church

See the westbound or the eastbound Route 66 descriptions.

Built in1853-1856
StatusOpen
Visitors welcomeWelcome
GPS41.879393,-87.644296
LocationChicago
CountyCook
StateIllinois

This Church survived the great Fire in 1871 -one of the very few buildings in Chicago that did so-. Hence it is the oldest still standing church in Chicago.

The Old Saint Patrick's Church is located at 70W Adams st. (at the intersection with Desplaines St.)

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