Details for San Francisco Di Paola Catholic Church (Atlas Number 5029004539)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5029004539

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Marker Number 4539
Atlas Number 5029004539
Marker Title San Francisco Di Paola Catholic Church
Index Entry San Francisco Di Paola Catholic Church
Address 205 Piazza Italia
City San Antonio
County Bexar
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 548587
UTM Northing 3255951
Subject Codes Italian immigrants/immigration; eccesiastical buildings; design and construction; Roman Catholic denomination; churches; Romanesque/Richardsonian Romanesque (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1991
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text In 1926, at the request of the city's Italian Catholics, Dioscesan officials invited the Rev. Saverio Vecchio to preach a mission. A s a result, the congregation of San Francesco DI Paola was organized. Designed by Richard Vander Stratten and built by Luigi L. Guido and Vincenzo Falbo, this Romanesque structure with decorative stone detailing, round-arched stained glass windows, and spire was dedicated on May 1, 1927, by arch-bishop A. J. Drossaerts. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1992

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San Francisco Di Paola Catholic Church
San Francisco Di Paola Catholic Church