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Chicago, USA

Chicago skyline. Photo licensed under GFDL.

With a population of 3 million, Chicago is the biggest city in the Midwest and the third-largest in the United States. Its location on the southern shore of Lake Michigan has long made it a center of transportation, industry, trade, politics, culture and higher education. Famed for its magnificent skyscrapers, delicious pizza, jazz clubs, gangster history and sports teams, Chicago is also home to a great variety of churches and other religious sites. Among Chicago's many religious attractions are the only Baha'i House of Worship in the western hemisphere and a Unitarian church designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.


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Sacred Sites and Religious Attractions in Chicago

  • Baha'i House of Worship
    Completed in 1953, this beautiful domed temple greets the dawn on the shores of Lake Michigan. Its unique, lacy architecture brings a taste of the East to Chicago.
  • Unity Temple
    This groundbreaking, concrete Unitarian church was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1909, and is considered one of his great masterpieces.