Search More


Location Description:

Built to resemble Chartres Cathedral in France, John D. Rockefeller gave significant sums of money and time to this building, which was finally erected in 1931. Martin Luther King Jr. preached here, and Nelson Mandela spoke here, as did other ministerial luminaries. The carillon is the second largest in the world. Hours: Daily 7am-midnight

Related Stories (3)

Related Stories

  • Voice Choices:
    Think old-fashioned courtship is over? Not if the party people behind Dances of Vice have a say in it. Their La Vie Parisienne:
Bal Masqué de la St.-Valentin is an evening of...
  • Voice Choices:
    Edward Gorey’s melancholy artwork has been celebrated for years, but there is no better commemoration of what he has given to goth culture and Halloween enthusiasts than the...
  • Voice Choices:
    Spoon River was a very small town, but director Jimmy Maize’s re-envisioning of the Edgar Lee Masters’s poem cycle is a very big play. Staged first at Riverside Theater and then...