Baha'i Temple

Also known as: The Temple of Light, The Bahai House of Worship, Bahai Temple
100 Linden Ave., Wilmette, Illinois

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Photo taken by Nathan Holth in May 2009

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Description 

Located right next to where the North Branch Canal connects to Lake Michigan, this enormous structure looms 191 Feet over its largely residential surroundings.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 23, 1978
Reference number
78001140
Areas of significance
Engineering; Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1925-1949
Significant years
1930; 1953

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • July 18, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth

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