Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Saint John's Abbey and University Church

Accession Number: 
192152
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Overall view of the honeycomb north facade, from the east, showing side of entrance block
Date of View: 
3/27/2011
Image description: 
The north wall of the Abbey Church is 60 feet high and 168 feet wide, and is made of 430 hexagons of stained glass.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module EIGHT
Culture: 
American
Subject: 
Benedictines
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious structures; churches; abbey churches
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious structures; chapels (rooms or structures)
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious complexes; religious communities; abbeys (monasteries)
Preferred Title: 
Saint John's Abbey and University Church
Agent Display: 
Marcel Breuer (American architect, 1902-1981)
Date: 
1958-1961 (creation)
Materials: 
steel-reinforced concrete; stained glass
Technique: 
stained glass
Measurement: 
65 ft (height) x 180 ft (wide) x 225 ft (length)
Alternate Title: 
Saint John¿s Abbey Church
Locations: 
Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, United States
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Modernist
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Classification: 
Architecture