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Cathedral of Mar Del Plata (Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia) Mar Del Plata, Argentina (1905)

Artist/Designer: Pedro Benoit

Project Location: Mar del Plata, Argentina

Figure 1: Altar of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 2: Transept ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 3: Transept ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 4: Transept ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 5: Temple ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 6: Temple ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 7: Temple ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 8: Temple ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 9: Temple ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 10: Stained Glass ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 11: Organ ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 12: Crypt ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 13: Crypt ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 14: Baptistery ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 15: Altar of the Virgin of Luj√°n (Patroness of Argentina) ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 16: Altar of Saint Anthony ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 17: Shrine Altar ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 18: Altar of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 19: Transept ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 20: High Altar ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 21: Narthex ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 22: Narthex ( Source | Accessed : February 8, 2023 )
Figure 23: Exterior ( Source | Accessed : February 17, 2023 )

Style/Period(s):
Gothic Revival

Primary Material(s):
Glass, Stone

Function(s):
Religious Building

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Significant Date(s):
1800, 1893, 1905, 1913, 1920

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Project Description:

Building Address:
Mitre Diagonal Centro 1780,
Bartolomé Mitre,
B7600 Mar del Plata,
Provincia de Buenos Aires,
Argentina

Supporting Designers/Staff:
Architect: Pedro J. Benoit
Construction Head: Adan Pandolfi and Juan Lazzari

Significant Dates:
Construction began in 1893, as on January 18, at 2:00 p.m, the first stone was laid.
The main architect who created many of the plans, Pedro Benoit, passed away in 1887, and his son Pedro J. Benoit took over planning and construction.
The Cathedral was inaugurated and blessed on February 12th, 1905.
In 1913 the parish house and baptistery were built adjacent to the sacristy.
In 1920 the crypt was built underneath the main Altar.

Associated Projects:
Design of the city of La Plata, Argentina (Pedro Benoit)

Tags:
Roman Catholic Church, Cathedral, Stone Cathedral, Altars





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