St. Albertus Roman Catholic Church, Detroit

St. Albertus Roman Catholic Church, Detroit

St. Albertus Roman Catholic Church is a church located at 4231 St. Aubin Street in Detroit in the Forest Park neighborhood area on the city's central East side. It is a brick building 200 ft (61 m) long and 70 ft (21 m) wide, with a spire originally 280 ft (85 m) tall. The original spire was shortened after being damaged in a windstorm on Good Friday of 1913.

Contrasting with the plain brick of the exterior, the interior of St. Albertus has an ornate Medieval flair. The altars, baptismal font, and the wainscot are made of patterned terra-cotta. The ceiling is ornately painted. Sixty-three pieces of painted plaster sculpture are within the church, and the windows are decorated with Medieval-style stained glass.

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Sight Name: St. Albertus Roman Catholic Church
Sight Location: Detroit, USA
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Churches Tour of Detroit  

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