Saturday, July 12, 2014

#173: Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis (New Cathedral)

  • Also known as the St. Louis Cathedral.
  • It was built as a replacement for the Cathedral of St. Louis.
  • Completed in 1914, it was designated as a basilica by Pope John Paul II in 1997.
  • The church holds one of the largest mosaic installations in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Contains burial crypts

Right side of the cake

Back side of the cake

Left side of the cake

A front view of the building (and the cake)

It's difficult to see in this picture because of the tree, but there is a cross at the top of the circular part

Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis on FB
Wikipedia link
Official website

4431 Lindell Boulevard, ST. LOUIS, MO, 63108
Cake artist: Martha Clark

UPDATE (8/24/2016): The cake has been removed from outside; it is said that it was moved indoors and will be permanently placed inside their Mosaic museum.

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