St Boniface Catholic Church

Architectural Tour of Clinton

St Boniface Catholic Church

Clinton, Iowa 52732, United States

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St. Boniface Catholic Church, 2500 Pershing Boulevard; 1908; Martin Heer, Architect, of Dubuque, Iowa; Anton Zwack, Contractor, of Dubuque.A large church, it is 56 feet wide,, 116 feet long and has 124-foot high twin towers on the front that flank the gable nave. Above the foundation, the exterior walls and buttresses are of red, pressed brick trimmed in blue Bedford stone. The church is a good example of Second Gothic Revival Style and is a major landmark in the Lyons area of Clinton. The stained glass windows were the work of the Munic Studio of Chicago, Illinois. The Gothic altar was installed in September, 1910 and was the work of B. Ferring of Chicago. The 1929 interior renovation was done by Ambross Voss and the gold leaf work was by Ernest Maketin of Chicago. The cornerstone was laid June 5, 1908 and the church was dedicated November 27, 1908.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Architectural Tour of Clinton


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