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Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, Eighth & Plum Streets, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH



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B&W Photos

HB943259
Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H

HB943260
Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H

HB943261
Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H

HB943262
Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H

HB943263
Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H

HB943264
Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H

HB943265
Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H

HB943266
Historic American Buildings Survey, Perry E

HB943267
Historic American Buildings Survey, Perry E

HB943268
Exterior, East Front And South Side Of Cathedral With City Hall In Background

HB943269
Exterior, South Side Of Portico

HB943270
Exterior, Cathedral Spire (left) & City Hall Tower (right)


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Item Title


Location
Eighth & Plum Streets, Cincinnati, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS OH-638
Building/structure dates: 1845 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1957 subsequent work
Significance: This cathedral, designed by architect Henry Walter and built 1840-1845, was restored in 1957.

Subjects
Catholic Churches


Related Names
Walter, Henry
Schulte, Edward J.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H. Smith, Photographer, 1940 GENERAL VIEW.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H. Smith, Photographer, 1940 VIEW OF STEEPLE.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H. Smith, Photographer, 1940 DETAIL OF PERISTYLE AND NAVE WALL.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H. Smith, Photographer, 1940 DETAIL OF LOWER FACADE.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H. Smith, Photographer, 1940 DIAGONAL VIEW OF PERISTYLE AROUND BASE OF TOWER.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H. Smith, Photographer, 1940 DETAIL OF ENTRANCE.
7. Historic American Buildings Survey, Delos H. Smith Photographer, 1940 PERSPECTIVE OF STEEPLE.
8. Historic American Buildings Survey, Perry E. Borchers, Photographer, 1953 VIEW DURING RECONSTRUCTION SHOWING ALTAR END OF OLD BUILDING TORN AWAY.
9. Historic American Buildings Survey, Perry E. Borchers, Photographer, 1952 INTERIOR FROM SIDE AISLE TOWARDS ALTAR.
10. EXTERIOR, EAST FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE OF CATHEDRAL WITH CITY HALL IN BACKGROUND
11. EXTERIOR, SOUTH SIDE OF PORTICO
12. EXTERIOR, CATHEDRAL SPIRE (LEFT) & CITY HALL TOWER (RIGHT)


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