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National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica

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Identification

National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica
Shrine Church
National Shrine of the Little Flower Catholic Church
301553

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
copper
granite
limestone
curtain wall
applied masonry
art deco

Usages

church

Facts

  • The circular sanctuary, a rarity at the time of its completion, measures 110 feet in diameter and seats a total of 2,450 worshippers.
  • The Art Deco-style church complex consists of the elaborate limestone-faced, 104-foot Charity Crucifixion Tower and the granite-faced, limestone-trimmed church structure, the roof of which is clad in copper and nickel-steel.
  • 'The tower, built by Bryant & Detwiler, was constructed between 1929 and 1931. The church building, built by Cooper-Little Construction Company, was constructed between 1933 and 1936.

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Location

2123 Roseland Avenue
48073
Royal Oak
Michigan
U.S.A.

Technical Data

104.00 ft
104.00 ft
1929
1936

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