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BUILDING
 
 
La Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles/Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral
Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral
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DESIGNER
 
 
Rafael Moneo

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
California
County
Los Angeles
Town
Los Angeles
District
Downtown
Address
Grand Avenue, Hollywood Freeway, Temple Street, Hill Street
 
 
Telephone
+1.213.680.5200
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
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Religious buildings
Churches and places of worship
Parochial centres
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for cultural activities
Conference halls
Residential buildings
Other residential buildings
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Other architectural structures
Mausoleums, memorials, tombs
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1996    
Realisation
1998 - 2002
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Michael Webb, "Nostra Signora delle Autostrade/A cathedral for the ages", Domus 853, novembre/november 2002, pp. 34-51
El Croquis 98, 1999 V [Rafael Moneo. 1995-2000], pp. 160-173
Michael Webb, "Una cattedrale di oggi/A cathedral for today", Domus 826, maggio/may 2000, notizie IX
"Rafael Moneo. Cattedrale di Nostra Signora/Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral. Los Angeles 1997", Casabella 677, aprile/april 2000 [Spazi sacri/Profane contemporaneità], "Architettura e progetti" pp. 8-23, 90-91

Rafael Moneo, "Costruire una Cattedrale/Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral", Casabella 677, aprile/april 2000 [Spazi sacri/Profane contemporaneità], "Architettura e progetti" pp. 10-11, 90-91 (8-23, 90-91)
Rudolf Schwarz, "Verità e realtà, forma e cosa", Casabella 677, aprile/april 2000 [Spazi sacri/Profane contemporaneità], "Architettura e progetti" p. 13 (8-23, 90-91)
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CLIENT
 
 
Archdiocese of Los Angeles, cardinal Roger Mahony
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 250,000,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Capacity
3,000 peoples
Lenght
ft. 333 (m. 101)
Surface
site sq.m. 23,000 (acres 5,6)
total sq.m. 5,000 (sq.ft. 58,000)
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Nabih Youssef and Associates
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
Campbell & Campbell
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STAFF
 
Project
José Rafael Moneo Valles, Madrid
Project architect
Hayden Salter
Design team
David Campbell, Alberto Nicolau, Lori Bruns, Mariano Molina, Christoph Schmid
Associate architect
Leo A. Daly Architects
Nick Roberts, Jaime Garcia, John Williams
Plastic models, rendering
Juan de Dios Hernández, Jesús del Rey
Art intervention
Robert Graham (Virgin Mary)
John Nava (tapestries)
Ecclesiastic consultant
Richard Vosko
Mechanical engineer
Ove Arup & Partners, California
Construction supervision
Rafael Moneo
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
Inauguration 2 september 2002



People buried in the Cathedral's Crypt Mausoleum

Religious
  • Bishop Juan Arzube
  • Thaddeus Amat y Brusi, first Bishop of Los Angeles
  • John Cantwell, first Archbishop of Los Angeles
  • Bishop Thomas James Conaty
  • Bishop Carl Anthony Fisher
  • James Francis McIntyre, second Archbishop of Los Angeles
  • Saint Vibiana, Patron Saint of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • John J. Ward, Auxiliary Bishop

Laity
  • Bernardine Murphy Donohue, philanthropist and papal countess
  • Robert Graham, sculptor
  • Victor and Loretta Baron Mahony, parents of Cardinal Roger Mahony
  • June Marlowe, actress
  • Gregory Peck, actor
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CREDITS
 
 
Photos © Ideabooks, Schio (VI)
Courtesy by Ideabooks, Schio (VI)

Rafael Moneo La Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral Cattedrale di Nostra Signora degli Angeli Los Angeles




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