Bishop James Purcell finished construction of this example of neo-classical Greek revival in 1845. It was refurbished and modified by Archbishop Karl Alter in the 1950s.
Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains history
R. Fortin, Faith and Action: A History of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 1821-1996
J. Lamott, History of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 1821-1921