The Crystal Cathedral
The Crystal Cathedral is a Protestant Christian megachurch in the city of Garden Grove, in Orange County, California, United States. The main sanctuary building was constructed using over 10,000 rectangular panes of glass and can hold 2,900 worshippers. Construction on the Crystal Cathedral began in 1977 and ended in 1980. The initial estimated cost of the church was $6 million, but the final cost was over $17 million (about $55 million in 2007 dollars).