Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Los Angeles, California 1998-2002
Completed in 2002, this Catholic cathedral is considered an exceptional example of modern religious architecture. It also contains many notable artworks, including cast bronze doors and a tapestry of the saints.
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- Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
- 34.058088° N, 118.245565° W
- 555 West Temple St.
Overviewby 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 →
- Official Website of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Web. Official website.