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The Moody Church

Address

1630 N. Clark St.

Neighborhood

Old Town

Hours

Sat, Oct 19: 10am - 5pm

Sun, Oct 20: 1pm - 4pm

Photography Permitted Washrooms Available

Architect

Fugard & Knapp, 1925

Website

moodychurch.org

Description

The Moody Church is one of the grandest Romanesque Revival churches in the United States. It borrows elements from Byzantine architecture. The 3,700-seat sanctuary is the largest column-free auditorium in Chicago. The building features a 68-foot-high false ceiling and nearly perfect acoustics. Its 36 unique stained-glass windows and sprawling dimensions have made it a Chicago icon. A rooftop deck with panoramic views of the Lincoln Park lakefront provides space for large events. The church is named after famed evangelist Dwight L. Moody.

Visitor Experience

Visit the enormous auditorium complete with grand stained glass chandeliers, and hear the 4,400-pipe organ which will be played periodically. See an curated exhibition of artwork by Moody Church artists in the lobby.