Among South Side Milwaukee’s collection of large brick churches, most with round-arched windows and domed roofs, SS. Cyril and Methodius Church stands out. Distinct among Milwaukee’s nineteenth-century Roman Catholic Polish parish churches, it is Gothic Revival. Kolpacki, a Polish-born architect, lived and worked on Milwaukee’s South Side. His design displays symmetrical massing and round corner turrets on the square central tower’s uppermost stage. The original 1893 interior was a simple nave, but in 1905 architect Anton Dohmen added transepts.
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SS. Cyril and Methodius Roman Catholic Church
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