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Emmanuel Episcopal Church

811 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Construction Date:1854
Architect:Niernsee & Neilson (1854); Goodhue, Cram & Ferguson (c.1920s)
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Emmanuel Church, a daughter parish of Christ Church, Baltimore, was constructed in the Italianate style with a Tuscan bell tower and rubble masonry. Today, only the exterior walls and lancet windows are left of the original design as the church was extensively renovated in the 1910s and 1920s. Architects Goodhue, Cram & Ferguson transformed the church by raising the roof and floor to create room for a chapel on the lower level and adding a Gothic Revival tower. This larger Gothic Revival building is what you see today. Be sure to see Tiffany windows and a magnificent John LaFarge window in the nave, and Daniel Chester French sculpture in Baptistry. All areas, including Eccleston Chapel, can be reached through the main entrance on Cathedral.

  • Accessibility: Partially Accessible
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Photography: Permitted