First Congregational Church of Austin

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First Congregational Church of Austin
First Congregational Church of Austin, 5701 West Midway Park, Chicago (Cook County, Illinois).jpg
Photo of the church from the Historic American Buildings Survey (the statue was not part of the original design by Drummond)
First Congregational Church of Austin is located in Illinois
First Congregational Church of Austin
Location 5701 W. Midway Place
Chicago, Illinois
USA
Coordinates 41°53′19″N 87°46′5″W / 41.88861°N 87.76806°W / 41.88861; -87.76806Coordinates: 41°53′19″N 87°46′5″W / 41.88861°N 87.76806°W / 41.88861; -87.76806
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1908
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 77000474[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1977

First Congregational Church of Austin, more recently known as Greater Holy Temple of God in Christ, is a historic church at 5701 West Midway Place in Chicago, Illinois.

Influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, architect William Eugene Drummond designed it in the Prairie School style of architecture. It was built in 1908 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.