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Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

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Identification

Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
121475

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
neo-gothic

Usages

church

Facts

  • The altar, of Carrera marble, is 30 feet high and features sculptures inspired by works such as DaVinci's Last Supper. The finely detailed stained-glass windows were imported from Munich, Germany.
  • The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception is Denver's finest example of French Gothic architecture.
  • It is constructed of a steel frame faced with brick and Indiana limestone, with a foundation of Colorado granite.
  • Twin spires frame a large rose window; the east spire holds a chime with 15 bells.
  • The cathedral was elevated to a minor basilica in 1979.
  • In the interior, the nave vault rises to 90 feet.

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Location

1530 Logan Street
1530 Logan Street
80203
Denver
Colorado
U.S.A.

Technical Data

210.00 ft
210.00 ft
1906
1912

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