Saint Benedict Parish

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This ornate church with German-imported stained-glass and details was the scene of a tragedy when it was built in 1918. A construction worker on a scaffolding fell to his death near the altar. Some have seen the worker’s spirit behind the altar’s columns or sitting in the front pews. A janitor reported hearing a kneeler fall again and again as he prepared the church for mass one Sunday.

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Geographic Information

Address:
2215 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL ‎
United States

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GPS:
41.9538861911415, -87.68454591928275
County:
Cook County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Lincolnwood, IL (4.2 mi.)
Evanston, IL (6.0 mi.)
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Oak Park, IL (7.0 mi.)
Norridge, IL (7.4 mi.)
Chicago, IL (7.4 mi.)
Niles, IL (7.6 mi.)
River Forest, IL (7.7 mi.)

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