50 Amazing Churches From Around the World

Church of Mary of the Assumption

Location: San Francisco

Architect: Pietro Belluschi and Pier Luigi Nervi

Year Completed: 1971

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in San Francisco replaced two previous churches of the same name. The original cathedral was built in 1854 and still stands today. It is now known as Old Saint Mary's Church. A second cathedral was constructed in 1891 but was destroyed by arson in 1962.

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