Baha'i House of Worship

Street Address: 
100 Linden, Wilmette
Chicago, IL

Conceived in 1903; groundbreaking in 1912; main hall completion (and first services began) in 1922; final dedication in 1953.

The Bahá'í House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois, is the oldest surviving Baha'i House of Worship in the world, and the only one in the United States. Both the national congregation and the Chicago House of Worship have archives of membership.

Temple web site
National web site (national offices are located at the Chicago temple).



1922 - 9999

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