echo of UP story profiling progress of the Baha'i Temple
IM SI AL BAH AT TKMPLR S(M)X TO BE ('OMPLETEn CHICAGO UP A symbol of the oneness of all religious beliefs is neir-ing neir-ing neir-ing completion in willmette. 111., on the shore of Lake Michigan. It is the P.aha! Temple built by funds gradually collected from the people of the Btihal faith In Canada and 'th' United States. This structure is the first of its kind to be built in the Western Hemis phere. The delicacy of the .shell of Die dome Is attained 'by the use of white cement and quartz crystals. The sides, ribs, fountains, doors all are divisible by nine, the numeral which contains all figures leading to It. This new architectural design contains all previous architectural forms and carries out in stone what those of the Bahai faith carry out in belief that mankind should be one. When completed with accessory buildings the cost will be approximately approximately $1,500,000.