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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament
9844 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48202
Wayne County
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Construction: 1913-1931

Architect: Henry A. Walsh

Architect’s City: Cleveland

Date of Alterations: 1951, Towers and Fleche

1998 - 2001 sanctuary, Baptismal font, North transept seating

Architect of Alterations: Diehl & Diehl; Gunnar Birkerts

Alterations Architect’s City: Detroit

Number of Pictorial Windows: 33

Number of Non-pictorial Windows: 6

Floor Plan Sketch: Download

Building Notes: Church built 1915 - 1931
Architect was Henry A. Walsh of Cleveland
Twin towers and fleche completed in 1951
Architect firm was Diehl and Diehl Architects of Detroit (Walsh had died hence new architects)
Sanctuary expanded, cathedra, new baptismal font, seating in the transept 1998 - 2001
Architect was Gunnar Birkerts of Detroit
In the 1998 -2001 alterations by Birkerts, the altar was moved from the apse to the transept -- rather unusual -- that is why the floor plan looks a bit odd with the sanctuary extending through the transept.
Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament
MSGC: 1994.0020

Census Coordinator:
Michael Surdyk

Studio Name
Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

The Nativity of Christ
Christ in the Temple
The Wedding Feast at Cana
Christ Blessing the Little Children
The Transfiguration
The Founding of the Church on St. Peter
The Agony in the Garden
Christ Carries His Cross
The Institution of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Christ Dies on the Cross
The Burial of Christ
The Resurrection of Christ
Christ Appears to the Holy Women
The Supper at Emmaus
Christ Gives the Apostles the Power to Forgive Sins
The Ascension of Christ
The Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles
Communion of Saints
The Assumption Window
The Geneological Tree of Christ
The St. Cecilia Window
The Cherubs in Glory