Welcome

Composed of over 700,000 pieces of antique English glass and inspired by Sainte-Chapelle, the stained glass windows of the Saint James Chapel have been called "the crown jewel of Chicago's architecture." 

 

Founded by Chicagoans of many faiths in 1994, Friends of the Windows is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of this spectacular collection of stained glass. 

 

Tours:

We invite you to join us for weekly tours.  Admission is always free. 

 

Concerts:

The 2015-2016 "Second Saturdays at 2" concert season has come to an end.  The 2016-2017 season will begin on Saturday, September 10, 2016 and run through Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Check this website for updates (expected late summer 2016).

 

Weddings:

For weddings, please email chapel-wedding@archchicago.org, or call (312) 534-8199.

 

Location:

The Saint James Chapel is located within the Archbishop Quigley Center (former site of the Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary) at 835 North Rush Street (at Pearson), just one block west of the John Hancock Center.

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