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Third Unitarian Church

Address

301 N. Mayfield Ave.

Neighborhood

Austin

Hours

Sat, Oct 19: 10am - 5pm

Sun, Oct 20: 1pm - 5pm

Photography Permitted Washrooms Available Wheelchair Accessible

Architect

Paul Schweikher, 1936

Addition

William Fyfe, 1956

Description

A Chicago landmark, Third Unitarian Church is an early example of a house of worship built in the Modern style. Its straightforward use of brick and wood reflect the financial constraints imposed by the Great Depression at the time the church was built. Although the materials were simple, the design is visually distinctive, reflecting the progressive character of the Unitarian congregation. Inside, a series of ceramic tile murals created by Works Progress Administration artist and church member Andrene Kauffman adorn the brick walls of the sanctuary.

Visitor Experience

Savor this distinctive Unitarian church, a Chicago landmark built in the Modern style.