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Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
318512
names
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
coordinates
34.058088° N, 118.245565° W
styles/periods
categories
address
555 West Temple St.
phone
213/680-5200

Essays on the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    January 3, 2012

    The cathedral complex includes a large courtyard, parking lot, cafe, and shrine, covering a total of 58,000 square feet. The cathedral itself is 333 feet long, which is purposely one foot longer than St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, and rises to an internal height of 80 feet at the west end to about 100 feet at east end by the altar. The tall belltower is detached from the cathedral building in the Italian tradition. The cathedral itself is an impressive and unusual building that makes minimal use of right angles and incorporates the latest techniques for earthquake safeguards. continue reading →

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Article Info

Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

Historic Places Near the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Historic Lodging Near the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels