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Since 1929, the Holy Name Cathedral Rectory has been used by the priests, religious sisters, and administrative staff for living quarters, meeting space, and offices. The building had an outdated infrastructure and lacked modernized features for accessibility and safety. This project included a complete renovation...

JNKA has an extensive history of working with Holy Name Cathedral Parish in Chicago. Making the facility accessible required an elevator addition for vertical access from street grade up to the worship level, as well as down to the parish support spaces. The addition was...

JNKA has been serving Holy Name Cathedral Parish for more than ten years in master planning and executing a series of projects, including this recent renovation of the courtyard and construction of a new Marian Shrine. The devotional shrine housing a new statue of the...

Located in rural upstate New York on a ten-acre plot of land, this mission church derives from the Boyko tradition of wooden construction, modified to incorporate a lower level gathering space on a steep, wooded terrain.  Approached by a hillside descent off the main access...

Comprised of both short-term and long-term improvements to a parish near Indiana University’s home campus, this masterplan centers on interior renovations and a new main entrance and gathering space addition to the existing church building. The interior renovations restore a sense of the sacred throughout,...

JNKA was invited to participate in a design competition for a new Coptic Orthodox Church near Chicago. The congregation had outgrown their existing church and sought design proposals for adding a larger church to their current facility as well as new church offices and classrooms...

This one hundred year old Orthodox congregation sought to relocate their inner city facility to a suburban site, and in doing so, recreate their traditional approach to iconography and symbolism so necessary to their worship. The new 12,000 sf church includes a 250 seat Worship...

This multi-faith chapel was designed as an interdenominational meditation space in the administrative headquarters of a healthcare provider representing three Christian traditions. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='2' up='' down=''] Located in the space of a former rectangular conference room near the main entrance to the building, a...

This project for St. Paul Catholic Church in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood provided the church with a new Parish Hall while making the building handicap accessible. The design included a new exterior ramp at the front entrance as well as a new elevator and interior stair...