• The Holy Grail Garage Is Literally Automotive Heaven on Earth In a Church

We’d attend Mass every day if it meant going there

Owning a car, especially if it’s a sports car or something that you simply wouldn’t leave parked out on the curb, often involves finding the best storage space if you don’t have your very own garage.

There are many companies that are more than happy to take in your car during the cold months or simply when you’re away but only the Holy Grail Garage will park your car inside a former church.

As Belinda Carlisle used to say, Heaven is a place on Earth

Storing your car can be a bit of a pain if you don’t have your own heated garage but, luckily, there are many businesses out there that specialize in taking care of your vehicle for you. Usually, they offer a parking spot for your car with 24/7 access with jump boxes or air jacks readily available. The same applies to the Holy Grail Garage but Mike Fanto’s location in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a bit more special.

You see, what Fanto did was buy a decommissioned church, renovate it, then turn it into an automotive mecca of sorts.

Basically, the interior of the church has been outfitted to be the ideal space for you to store your car in. The place also includes a full detail wash bay area, balcony coffee bar, and a lounge area for customers.

The Holy Grail Garage Is Literally Automotive Heaven on Earth In a Church
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If you like the place a lot, you can become a member of the HGG car club which is based out of the former church. As a member of the club, you can hang out there, shoot some pool, watch a game with the other members, and even take a shower if you need to. There are multiple other lounge areas for members, a bar, and Wi-Fi office area if you’re tired of working from home.

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By the looks of things, the HGG is quite popular with locals as it’s often crowded with cars including some cool Lamborghinis and Ferraris. But that doesn’t mean you’ve gotta own the latest hypercar to get in. If you want to find out more about HGG and how you can become a member of the club, all you have to do is shoot them a message and you too could see your car parked in a Pennsylvania church!

Source: The Holy Grail Garage

Michael Fira
Associate Editor and Motorsport Expert - fira@topspeed.com
Mihai Fira started out writing about long-distance racing like the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans. As the years went by, his area of interest grew wider and wider and he ever branched beyond the usual confines of an automotive writer. However, his heart is still close to anything car-related and he's most at home retelling the story of some long-since-forgotten moment from the history of auto racing. He'll also take time to explain why the cars of the '60s and '70s are more fascinating than anything on the road today.  Read More
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