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Saint Mary's Cathedral

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Identification

Saint Mary's Cathedral
Saint Mary's Cathedral of the Assumption
118740

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
travertine
modernism

Usages

church

Facts

  • The walls are formed from 1,680 precast concrete coffures.
  • Saint Mary's Cathedral replaces the original cathedral which was located at O'Farrell and Van Ness and burned in 1962.
  • Inside, walls of diamond-shaped concrete coffers rise to the domed ceiling where stained glass windows, designed by Gyorgy Kepes, form a cross.
  • The cathedral is clad in travertine.
  • The building consists of four massive pylons supporting the 190-foot tower and 55-foot crucifix.

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Location

1111 Gough Street
1111 Gough Street
94109
Cathedral Hill
Northeast
San Francisco
California
U.S.A.

Technical Data

245.00 ft
190.00 ft
1965
1970

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