Moneo designs an exciting new landmark for the Catholic Archdiocese in downtown Los Angeles.
The Cathedral of Our lady of the Angels is the first Cathedral to be built in the United States in over a quarter of a century, and will be the first Cathedral in the world to be dedicated to a new millennium. The centerpiece of the project is the 63,000-square-foot Cathedral with seating for 3,000 people. A 24,000-square-foot Rectory for the Archbishop, resident clergy, and visitors, and a 46,000-square-foot conference center and offices are being constructed at the eastern end of the site. Other amenities will include a 100,000-square-foot plaza, a Cloister Garden, a 150-foot-tall campanile (bell tower), and a 600-car underground parking garage.
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