St. Liborius Catholic Church - St. Louis, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 38.802 W 090° 12.001
15S E 743678 N 4281291
Quick Description: Historic Catholic church located in north St. Louis.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2008 6:04:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM2YAR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 83

Long Description:
St. Liborius Catholic parish was founded in 1855 and was the eighth German parish in St. Louis. The church building was completed in 1899 and was noted for its imported stained glass windows and marble altar. When the church was closed in 1991 when parishes were consolidated, these features were removed. The church also a featured a 265 foot stone lace-work steeple similar to that of Freiburg Cathedral in Germany this was removed in 1966 due to structural problems. The church has been boarded up since its closure, some of the associated buildings have been converted to other uses.
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Unrestored ruin

Date of organization: 01/01/1855

Date of building construction: 01/01/1889

Dominant Architectural Style: Gothic

Archdiocese: St. Louis

Diocese: St. Louis

1835 N. 18th St.
St. Louis, Missouri United States

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Relvant Web Site: Not listed

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