AKA: St. Brigid's Catholic Church #3, San Francisco, CA

Structure Type: built works - religious structures - churches

Designers: Shea and Shea, Architects (firm); Frank T. Shea (architect); William Dennis Shea Sr. (architect)

Dates: constructed 1906-1906

San Francisco, CA

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Saint Brigid's Roman Catholic Church #3, rebuilt after the 04/18/1906 earthquake, was dedicated 12/21/1906; The San Francisco Archdiocese closed in it 1994, and a preservation movement germinated after that.

In 1947, the church was enlarged to seat 1,050, up from 750. At the same time, a new entrance, street facade, interior lighting, west wall, and two new sacristies were built.

PCAD id: 2226