St. Cecilia Cathedral
701 North 40th Street
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68131
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St. Cecilia Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha. Located in the Gold Coast Historic District, the cathedral was ranked as one of the ten largest in the United States when it was completed in 1959.
The cathedral is 255 ft. long, 158 ft. wide and 222 ft. tall (78 m by 48 m by 68 m). The architectural style of the building is Spanish Renaissance Revival.
The organ of the cathedral was built by Pasi Organ Builders and inaugurated in 2003. The instrument has 55 stops, three manuals and pedals. A unique feature of the organ is the option of playing 29 of the stops in either meantone or Wegscheider well-tempered tuning (the remaining stops being well-tempered).
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