Tuesday, June 24, 2014

#24: Christ Church Cathedral

  • Built between 1856 and 1867.
  • First service was held on Christmas Day in 1867.
  • Main body of the church is made from sandstone from Illinois
  • The organization dates back to 1819, which makes it the first Episcopal congregation west of the Mississippi River.
  • Styled as Gothic, with gargoyles at the belfry tower
  • The cathedral has free tours on weekdays.

 And the cake:

Wikipedia link
Official website

1210 Locust St., ST. LOUIS, MO, 63103
Cake artist: Mark Swain

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