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Sunset Park Baptist Church


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Photos, old articles, and the Sunset Park Architectural Site Survey.

14 files, last one added on Jun 01, 2008

Sunset Park Methodist Church


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Photos, old articles, and the Sunset Park Architectural Site Survey.

12 files, last one added on Jan 31, 2008

Primera Iglesia Bautista - First Hispanic Baptist Church


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Photos, old articles, and the Sunset Park Architectural Site Survey.

1 files, last one added on Jul 03, 2007

Other


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Central - 406 (Block 2/Lots 5, 6)Sunset Park United Methodist Church
(Original Building/Education Building - 1943, Newer Addition - 1953)
One-story; brick veneer; Colonial Revival style; three bays wide and five bays deep; pedimented roof highlighted by wheel window; central entrance features double, paneled doors with strap hinges, framed by narrow sidelights containing patterned glass, and arched transom; entrance bay accentuated by projecting porch with flat roof and paired, Tower of the Winds columns; arched windows contain triple sash with fifteen panes in each unit, surmounted by fan-light transoms; corners of church have brick quoins; free-standing tower with octagonal belfry and tall steeple at southwest corner of sanctuary; two-story educational wing attached to rear of main building. Property purchased by Sunset Park Methodist Church 0/0/1943.

Source: Sunset Park Architectural Site Survey 1996.
(not 100% accurate)
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Central - 231 (Block 8/Lots )Sunset Park Baptist Church - 1943
Colonial Revival style; brick with quoins and side buttresses; T-shaped plan with intersecting, pedimented roofs and raised portico across front; portico features Roman doric columns and pilasters; three bays wide and five bays deep, windows in sanctuary are arched; rear section is three-and-a-half story cross wing with arched dormers in attic; metal-roofed breezeway connects to two-story annex on east; stepped tower above church entrance consists of cubical brick base with circular windows, frame center block with louvered arches, and frame octagon with arch in each face crowned by two tall, octagonal steeple.

Annex - Two-story; Colonial Revival style; brick with quoins; hipped roof; projecting, pedimented front elevation; three bays wide and eleven bays deep, windows contain six-over-nine sash in front story and six-over-six sash in second story; recessed entrance and transom sheltered by paired Tuscan columns and broad entablature.

Source: Sunset Park Architectural Site Survey 1996.
(not 100% accurate)
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SP Methodist Church - Washington St ViewView of the Sunset Park Methodist Church from Washington St. looking north toward Cental Boulevard.
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1945-September: Sunset Park Church Will Note BirthdayNewspaper article about Sunset Park Baptist Church 9/13/1945
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1947-July: New Methodist Members
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1948-April: Church Meeting Held Last Night in Sunset Park
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1942-July: Movement to Erect Methodist Church In Sunset Park Section StartedNewspaper article about the construction of the Methodist Church at the corner of Washington and Central - 7/17/1942
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1942-September: Sunset Park Baptist Church Added to City Religious Association

Last additions - Churches in Sunset Park
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1950's: Local Baptist Church to Burn MortgagesJun 01, 2008
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1954: Farewell Party Given by Church for LawrencesJun 01, 2008
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1954: Popular Pastor To Leave ChargeJun 01, 2008
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1940's: Twenty Members of Sunset Girls Auxiliary Recognized At CoronationJun 01, 2008
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1940's: SP Baptist Church - Sunbeam Focus WeekJun 01, 2008
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SP Methodist Church - Washington St ViewView of the Sunset Park Methodist Church from Washington St. looking north toward Cental Boulevard.Jan 31, 2008
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SP Methodist Church - 1953 FrontFront of the 1953 Church that can be seen from Central Blvd.Jan 31, 2008
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SP Methodist Church - 1943Engraving in the brick that shows the date of the older building.Jan 31, 2008