St. Peter's Cathedral

230 West Tenth Street
Erie PA United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count2
Building Uses
 - religious
Structural Types
 - church
 - clock

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof266 ft
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- The lofty central tower is flanked by two 150-foot, Norman-style towers. It features a clock on each of four faces and is topped by an 11-foot copper cross.
- The tower holds chimes of twelve bronze bells weighing a total of fourteen tons. Every quarter-hour the clock chimes the melody 'Chimes of Erie,' written by Bishop John Mark Gannon in 1927.
- St. Peter's Cathedral is the tallest building in downtown Erie.
- Designed in a French-Victorian Neo-Gothic style, it is built of red sandstone ornamented with white limestone.

Architect: Patrick Charles Keely

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