the old cathedral st. louis
the old cathedral st. louis

Exterior Improvements

RESTORING THE CHURCH: $9 million

Funds raised for the restoration of the Old Cathedral will be used to support all facets of a historic restoration, with special attention given to original design elements.

 Exterior Updates to include:

  • Repair and replace exterior limestone and sandstone, including spot tuckpointing, and waterproofing
  • Replace the mullioned windows with energy efficient yet historically accurate glass in the original Gothic design
  • Repairs to the steeple, roofs and gutters of the church, rectory and museum
  • Restore the front doors of the church and the entrance to the museum
  • Upgrades to the parking lot, exterior lighting, entrance pavers, and landscaping