First Church of Christ, Scientist (Pittsburgh)

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First Church of Christ, Scientist

635 Clyde Street, Shadyside
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Built 1904
Pittsburgh Historic Landmark
Designated 1977

Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation[1]
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The former First Church of Christ, Scientist, 2008
General information
Architectural style Classical Revival
Town or city 635 Clyde Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Country United States
Completed 1904
Client First Church of Christ, Scientist
Design and construction
Architect Solon Spencer Beman
Engineer Builder:

The former First Church of Christ, Scientist is an historic Christian Science church building located at 635 Clyde Street, in the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States. Built in 1904, it was designed in the Classical Revival-style of architecture by noted Chicago architect Solon Spencer Beman.[2]

In 1977, First Church of Christ, Scientist, was designated a Pittsburgh Historic Landmark by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.[1]

The building was sold in 1992 to the University of Pittsburgh which has since renovated it for use as its University Child Development Center.[3]

In 2005 First Church of Christ, Scientist, was determined by the city of Pittsburgh's Historic Review Commission and the Department of City planning to be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

First Church of Christ, Scientist, now holds services at 201 North Dithridge at Bayard Street, in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh.[5]

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Coordinates: 40°26′53″N 79°56′42″W / 40.44812°N 79.94508°W / 40.44812; -79.94508