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The Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) located in the Magnificent Mile neighborhood of Chicago. It is in front of the Hancock Center Building.

Know as “A Light in the City” is was built in 1914 and since then 8 million people have entered under the carved stone tympanum. Except for the Old Water Tower, Fourth Presbyterian Church is the oldest building on Michigan Avenue north of the Chicago River.

The architect was Ralph Adams Cram, America’s leading Gothic revival architect, best known for his work on the world’s largest Gothic cathedral, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. Fourth Presbyterian Church is a combines English Gothic and French Gothic styles.

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