Former Church of The Epiphany
The former church was built in 1885 by the Episcopal Diocese, and designed by architects Edward Burling and Francis Whitehouse. It is considered an “excellent early example” of Richardsonian Romanesque Revival architecture in Chicago.
With a stunning red sandstone exterior, each sandstone block is unique and irregularly shaped by Lake Superior.
In 1893, the funeral of assassinated Chicago Mayor Carter Harrison Sr., and a memorial service for slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in 1969.
The Church of the Epiphany was landmarked by the city in the mid-1990s and was closed in 2011 due to a dwindling congregation. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.