First Church of Christ, Scientist (Cleveland, Ohio)

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location= Cleveland, Ohio
lat_degrees = 41
lat_minutes = 30
lat_seconds = 11
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 81
long_minutes = 35
long_seconds = 59
long_direction = W
locmapin = Ohio
area =
built =1929-1931
architect= Walker and Weeks
architecture= Beaux Arts
added = February 20, 2003
governing_body = Private
refnum=03000042cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
The former First Church of Christ, Scientist, located at 2200 Overlook Road, in the University Circle area of Cleveland,, Ohio, in the United States is an historic building that on February 20, 2003, was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Built from 1929 to 1931 at a cost of $1 million, [ [http://ech.case.edu/ech-cgi/article.pl?id=CS2 Encyclopedia of Cleveland History - "Christian Scientists"] ] it was designed by the noted Cleveland firm of Walker and Weeks, who later designed Severance Hall, to which this building is sometimes compared. An unusual feature of the building is its tall minaret-like semi-detached bell tower, which now functions only as a smokestack. [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=1churchofchrist,scientistbelltower-clevelandh8s-oh-usa First Church of Christ, Scientist Bell Tower at Emporis] ] The building is now owned by Nottingham•Spirk Design Associates, which from 2003 to 2005 renovated it for its headquarters. [ [http://www.ns-design.com/landmark.html Innovation Center Historic Landmark] ] First Church of Christ, Scientist, is now located at 3181 Fairmount Boulevard in Cleveland Heights.

ee also

*List of Registered Historic Places in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
*List of former Christian Science churches, societies and buildings
*First Church of Christ, Scientist (disambiguation)

References

External links

* [http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/OH/Cuyahoga/state3.html National Register listings for Cuyahoga County, Ohio]
* [http://www.ns-design.com/landmark.html Innovation Center Historic Landmark - has pictures of renovated building]
* [http://ech.case.edu/ech-cgi/article.pl?id=CS2 Encyclopedia of Cleveland History - "Christian Scientists"]


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