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First Congregational Church
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Public Library Legacy Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1885
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Exterior view of the second location of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, located on the northeast corner Hill and Third, seen here unpaved. The Gothic Revival building, dedicated on May 15, 1883, cost $15,000 to build and furnish. The structure includes numerous gables in which there are Sunday school rooms, a pastor's study, and a library. The auditorium, with 25 stained glass windows (some visible here), seats 425. It served as the First Congregational Church until 1888, when it was sold for $30,000 to Central Baptist Church and was later sold in 1892 to the Church of the Unity. After using temporary buildings for services for approximately one year, the congregation moved into its third church building, located at 6th and Hill (see images 00075073 and 00075074) in 1889.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Los Angeles Public Library Legacy Collection
C-1(352); S-004-182 4x5
First Congregational Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Gothic revival (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles

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