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First Church of Christ Scientist, Long Beach
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1913
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The interior of the First Church of Christ Scientist at 440 Elm Avenue in Long Beach looking towards the pulpit. It was designed by Elmer Grey, architect, and built in 1913 in the Renaissance Revival style. Pairs of classical columns hold a rectangular wall pierced with filigree above the pulpit. The ceiling is decorated with recessed panels and the pews face the pulpit in a shallow semicircle. The church is Long Beach Historic Landmark no. 16.52.580.
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Long Beach-Churches
First Church of Christ, Scientist (Long Beach, Calif.)
Church buildings--California--Long Beach
Christian Science--California--Long Beach
Historic buildings--California--Long Beach
Neoclassicism (Architecture)--California--Long Beach
Interiors--California--Long Beach
Church furniture--California--Long Beach
Grey, Elmer,1871-1962
Long Beach (Calif.)

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