Hotel St. Benedict Flats (1883), 40-50 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois by lumierefl, via Flickr

Hotel St. Benedict Flats (1883), 40-50 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois by lumierefl, via Flickr

Great Music Line-Up at BenFest 2015: St. Benedict in Chicago

Great Music Line-Up at BenFest 2015: St. Benedict in Chicago

St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Benedict, Ks. The church is on the national register of historic places.In 1901, G.F. Satory of Wabasha, Minnesota, applied beautiful colors to the walls and ceiling in the form of painted patterns, bands and friezes. In addition, 14 large oil paintings by Russian-born artist Th. Zukotynski of Chicago, compliment the interior. The windows are Bavarian-made including  two tall arched rosette sections of leaded glass. It's the only Satory-painted church to…

St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Benedict, Ks. The church is on the national register of historic places.In 1901, G.F. Satory of Wabasha, Minnesota, applied beautiful colors to the walls and ceiling in the form of painted patterns, bands and friezes. In addition, 14 large oil paintings by Russian-born artist Th. Zukotynski of Chicago, compliment the interior. The windows are Bavarian-made including two tall arched rosette sections of leaded glass. It's the only Satory-painted church to…

An old preservation victory: Hotel St. Benedict Flats. 40 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL. ...an early apartment building, designed by architect James J. Egan. The building was made to resemble a group of rowhouses, to counter the unpopular perception of apartments (aka “French flats”) at the time. Built 1882.

An old preservation victory: Hotel St. Benedict Flats. 40 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL. ...an early apartment building, designed by architect James J. Egan. The building was made to resemble a group of rowhouses, to counter the unpopular perception of apartments (aka “French flats”) at the time. Built 1882.

Saint Benedict Church  Chicago, IL St. Benedict Church was built in 1918 to serve the area’s German-American residents. Stained-glass windows and ornate Stations of the Cross were even imported from Germany. According to Chicago-area ghost

Saint Benedict Church Chicago, IL St. Benedict Church was built in 1918 to serve the area’s German-American residents. Stained-glass windows and ornate Stations of the Cross were even imported from Germany. According to Chicago-area ghost

St. Benedict’s Apartments (aka Hotel St. Benedict Flats), Chicago Ave at Wabash, 1901, Chicago. One of my favorite blocks in the city  SEE WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE NOW! CALUMET 412

St. Benedict’s Apartments (aka Hotel St. Benedict Flats), Chicago Ave at Wabash, 1901, Chicago. One of my favorite blocks in the city SEE WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE NOW! CALUMET 412

The St. Benedict Apartment Building, corner of Chicago Ave and Wabash, 1882…

The St. Benedict Apartment Building, corner of Chicago Ave and Wabash, 1882…

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